The various planned health and safety reforms arising from the Löfstedt review and other deregulation drives could prove burdensome for employers to implement, argues Neal Stone, British Safety Council director of policy and communications, in this opinion piece.

When you weigh up the financial benefits that have resulted for employers from the health and safety reforms implemented to date, you would be hard pushed to describe them as a significant contribution to reducing bureaucracy, bringing down operating costs and as a stimulus for economic growth.

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