Editorial Comment

What cost workplace safety?
12 February 2016

What cost workplace safety?

New guidelines require courts to assess the amount of harm caused to an employee, the culpability of the employer and how much the latter makes in a year – presumably in order for a suitably punitive financial penalty to be levied.  Read more

29 January 2016

Sort it out

Ministers aren't expected to influence the price of the waste material but they can address the system which financially rewards those who shunt waste plastics overseas and which muddy the domestic sector's waters.  Read more

18 January 2016

The big European question

The sticking point for many EU leaders is the UK's position on benefits. Similarly, David Cameron wants to limit the movement of labour across the EU, something which also goes against the grain for most other members.  Read more