Law Donut Says Written Health and Safety Policy a Must for SMEs

London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 15, 2009 -- One of the cardinal rules of health and safety for SMEs is having a written policy, says specialist UK SME legal resource Law Donut.

Other cardinal rules identified by Law Donut’s experts are:

Take advantage of help and advice

Assess the risks

Plan for emergencies such as fire and accidents

Make arrangements for employee welfare

Involve, train and inform employees

Don’t delegate responsibility to an unsuitable employee

Don’t assume that procedures are being followed without monitoring

To help SMEs in the UK meet their legal obligations and be responsible employers, Law Donut has prepared a list of steps an SME should take to manage its health and safety effectively.

It also has health and safety FAQs and a comprehensive guide to your responsibilities as a business owner and the issues you need to consider.

Published by BHP Information Solutions, Law Donut has been developed to help SMEs get plain English information and advice on dealing with common business issues in the UK.

As well as publishing resources, Law Donut can connect SME owners and managers with specialist legal advice in their area if required.

The Law Donut is at http://www.lawdonut.co.uk Further information: >> visit [http://lawdonutblog.co.uk] >> Contact Anthony Mullinder, BHP Information Solutions, tel: 0117 904 2224 or info@lawdonut.co.uk

Contact: Anthony Mullinder BHP Information Solutions London, UK 01170-904-2224 info@lawdonut.co.uk [http://lawdonutblog.co.uk]

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As well as publishing resources, Law Donut can connect SME owners and managers with specialist legal advice in their area if required.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 15, 2009 at 4:22 am
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