‘Fee for Intervention’ is a new scheme introduced by the Health & Safety Executive which came into force on the 1st October 2012. The FFI scheme enables the Health & Safety Executive to recover costs incurred for carrying out its regulatory functions.
What Does This Mean For Your Business
Put simply this means that they will be able to charge the businesses that they regulate an hourly fee of £124 to offset the costs of the inspection and time taken to resolve any breaches in Health & Safety legislation.
Don’t panic though this does not mean that all businesses that have an inspection from the Health & Safety Executive are going to be presented with an invoice for £124 per hour.
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