Partner or employee?

2 February 2012

When it comes to employment rights, working in a partnership is not as straightforward as it might seem, says Sarah Rushton

International Safety Awards deadline closing soon

2 February 2012

Organisations wishing to apply for this year’s prestigious International Safety Awards have just weeks left to complete their applications, with the scheme closing for entries on 29 February.

Free health and safety seminars at Sandown Park, Surrey, on 28-29 February

2 February 2012

Safety professionals in the south of England will get the chance to learn more about the potential impact of the Löfstedt review of health and safety legislation thanks to free educational seminars taking place at the ‘Health and Safety - 12’ show at Sandown Park, Surrey, on 28-29 February.

Germany’s tax treatment of outbound dividends deemed unlawful by ECJ

2 February 2012

In a recent case brought by the European Commission, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that Germany’s rules on the taxation of dividends paid to foreign companies established in another member state infringed the free movement of capital, one of the fundamental freedoms enshrined in European law.

Professor Löfstedt: an interview

2 February 2012

Following the publication of his government-commissioned review of UK health and safety legislation, the British Safety Council’s director of policy and communications Neal Stone asks Professor Ragnar Löfstedt about its key themes of encouraging a better understanding risk and the influence of the European Union on UK safety laws.