The Health and Safety Executive is set to exempt businesses in lower-risk sectors from routine inspections, and insurers and brokers have an important role to play in ensuring that standards don't slip.
As with widely reported sat-nav disasters, what is going on in the banking sector as financial institutions embed the Basel III regulatory framework is testing investors' faith in what their computers are telling them, says Roger Bickmore.
The insurance industry is urging the government to implement a central fire and rescue policy in England amid fears that sweeping budget cuts will result in insurers paying the price for longer response times.
US voters were still heading to the polls as Post went to press. But with many north eastern states operating makeshift polling stations and still without electricity a week after superstorm Sandy made landfall, the closely fought election was shaping up…