All organisations have a duty of care to their employees, particularly those employed in the driving profession given the inherent risks associated with driving on a regular basis.
Recent sentencing guidelines issued for Health and Safety and Corporate Manslaughter offences seek to re-establish the importance of this duty of care by increasing the penalties for employers who fail to enforce this.
Whilst such circumstances are not common place, are you as a business aware of these changes? This white paper from one of our insurance partners, Zurich, gives an overview of the sentencing guidelines and the implications to fleet operators.
Read the full paper here