Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP

Robust risk assessment is central to whether an employer has fulfilled its duty of care
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The need for employers proactively to assess risks faced by their staff when at work, and to reduce those risks accordingly, have been emphasised by the Supreme Court. Here the employer of a home carer who fell and broke her wrist in icy conditions was found to have breached both its statutory duty and its common law duty of care.
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