Head Of Training, The Healthy Work Company

May 18, 2015

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Plastics firm fined for failing to maintain workers insurance

Merlin Mouldings (Hednesford) Ltd has been fined for failing to have Employers Liability Insurance for its workers in place.

Despite repeated warnings and reminders from HSE the company failed to have insurance in place, despite it being a legal requirement.

The company, of Rugeley Road, Hednesford was sentenced in its absence by Stafford Magistrates’ Court on 13 May 2015 and fined £2,500 for breaching the Employers Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969. It was also ordered to pay costs of £3,191.80 and a victim surcharge of £120.

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