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Man fined for Employers' Liability Act breaches

Brian Woods, trading as Brian Woods Recycling, pleaded guilty to two breaches of Section 1(1) of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969, and was fined £2,500 with costs of £1,000 on 21 March 2011.

 Mr Woods, aged 55, who employs three people, had displayed an Employers' Liability Compulsory Insurance certificate at the premises but had run the business from 17 August to 13 October last year with no employers' liability insurance in place.

Read the HSE Press Release for further details.

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