Rangiora Carpets Limited has been sentenced to a fine of $157,500, reparation of $20,000 and costs in one of the first reported sentencing decisions under the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.Details
How can you protect your business from the potentially larger health and safety fines that are expected?
On 23rd May 2017 we witnessed the first sentencing under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW Act). In a judgment released the next day the court fined the company $100,000 and ordered reparation of $37,500. With this backdrop of increasing fines ahead, what steps can you take now to help safeguard your organisation?Details
It is little known that employers can find themselves facing fines for breaches their employees have committed during the course of their employment – these can include harassment, bullying or discriminatory acts.Details
Dr Ross Patterson, a partner at MinterEllisonRuddWatts, recalls how he got into building a startup in 1998.Details