employers liability insurance bureau

Employers’ Liability Changes – Don’t be Complacent

Business insurance comparison site Constructaquote.com has reminded UK businesses of their legal obligations in light of a raft of new employers’ liability insurance measures. The Department of Work and Pensions has announced that an Employers’ Liability Insurance Bureau (ELIB) and dedicated certificate tracing office will be set up in a bid to protect employees injured in the workplace. Operating in a similar way as the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, the ELIB will provide a ‘fund of last resort’ for ill or injured workers who miss out on compensation because their employer is uninsured. However, while the new measures will rightly benefit affected workers, Constructaquote.com has warned businesses that the introduction of the Bureau does not excuse them from their i... »