Restaurant Owner Fined for not having Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance


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Posted on 01 Oct 2015

A restaurant owner has been fined for failing to provide Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance (ELCI). 

The restaurant was fined a total of £1500 (£500 for each offence) and ordered to pay full costs of £1779 after pleading guilty to three offences under Section 1 of the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969.

Recommendations

  • Ensure the company has Employers’ Liability Compulsory Insurance
  • Display copies of the certificate of insurance
  • Further information on an employer’s obligation to have employer’s liability insurance can be found on the HSE website 

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