E-Scooter use is on the rise. In the fourth episode of the Slice of PI podcast series, Katie Lacey (DWF) and Daniel Laking (39 Essex Chambers) discuss the current law around e-scooters and likely future developments.
They provide an overview of the e-scooter trials being held in the UK, discuss potential liability issues and offer practical hints and tips if you are faced with a claim from an e-scooter rider.
123 workers were killed in work-related accidents last year, according to the latest HSE figures. Despite the decrease in number from the previous year, the fatal injury rate is broadly in line with pre COVID-19 pandemic levels.
The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, fast tracked by the Government in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine to make locating assets owned by overseas companies more easily traceable, has potentially serious risk implications for professional advisers.