The retail industry is one of the hardest industries to work in. With a continuous fast pace and high demands in regards to customers and sales retail staff have to be on the move at all times.
Employers with in the retail industry must give all employees adequate training in order for them to fulfil their role but a law firm in Branston indicate that not all employers do this and are putting those team members at risk.
Training In Retail
Usually conducted as a part of the job induction a new employee should receive training in all aspects of their role as well as other modules such as health and safety.
If training is not completed sufficiently that team member could be in danger of an accident or could innocently cause an accident for a team member.
Solicitors in Branston say that negligence from the employer on the training front means that if an accident should happen they could be in a lot of hot water. Safety of their staff should come before profits.
Law firm In Branston And Retail Accidents
Accidents due to a lack of training can become compensation claims. The negligence of training can be proved by solicitors in Branston using staff training records. With gaps and empty spaces it can be proved how little any team member has been trained. This will help to strengthen a case for compensation.
In some cases an employer may act unprofessionally towards the team member making a claim and if that happens your solicitors in Branston may advise some time away from work whilst the case is in process to prevent further discomfort.
Though this behaviour cannot be prevented it can be used in the case in support of the compensation claim.
Coming under scrutiny from the employer is not acceptable to any individual and though it isn’t liked it cannot be stopped. Accidents at work look bad for business and can alter staff morale which is why some employers react in a way they shouldn’t.
If you need some advice on what to do or who to speak to about the accident you can get in touch with us at Accident Advice Helpline. With a team of friendly advisers we can help you make a start on your claim and answer any questions you may have. Its free to call so contact us today on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 13th May 2014
Author: David Brown