self-employed


Being a lone wolf during lockdown – Implications of the coronavirus for the self-employed

Everyone has their own unique stories of coronavirus and lockdown. In the latest of his series of ‘lone wolf’ articles, Dr Nick Bell reflects on six implications of the crisis for the self-employed. Read More

Lone Wolf – 5 years and counting

Over the past few years, Dr Nick Bell has given previous accounts of life as a self-employed health and safety consultant. September 1 marks his fifth year ‘out on his own’. Read More

Calls for improved wellbeing measures for the self-employed

Ministers and business leaders must work harder on improving the wellbeing of the self-employed, according to a new report. Read More

Lone Wolf – Self-employment in health and safety

Nick Bell reflects on the move into self-employment as he hits a three-year anniversary. Read More

Company and self employed contractor sentenced for lift shaft death

A company and a self employed contractor have been fined for safety failings after one man died and another was left Read More

Self-employed builder fined after worker falls through roof

A builder from Surrey has been prosecuted for the fall of a worker. Redhill Magistrates heard how the worker fell Read More

Man fractured spine when collecting car from garage, court hears

A self-employed garage mechanic has been fined £1800 after a member of the public was seriously injured when he fell into a Read More

Lone wolf – Going it alone in health and safety

Until a few years ago, Nick Bell would never have entertained the thought of going it alone in health and Read More

Legislation changes webinar – your questions answered

As part of the Barbour series of webinars, two industry experts summarised the effects of last year’s legislation changes, and Read More

Health, safety and the self-employed

Jerry Hill, Head of Consultancy Support, Safety, Health and Environment, for business consultancy and advisory service NatWest Mentor, looks at Read More



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