She rejected suggestions the Government didn't care and had done nothing, and said it had already stepped in over the weekend to help ensure employers' liability insurance
and workers had been paid.
Employers' liability insurance
is a legal necessity - failure to have it can result in fines of PS2,500 for each day you are not properly insured.
Stonetrust is a mutual insurance company that provides workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance
coverage to over 5,100 policyholders in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
A spokesman for Allianz said: "Some years ago we provided employers' liability insurance
to the BBC.
Karl said that the proposed Employers' Liability Insurance
Bureau would give hope to those that are still unable to trace an insurer, much like the current system for individuals injured in collisions with uninsured motorists.
Other areas of investigation could include whether the gangmasters have Employers' Liability Insurance
The newly released statistics figures prompted legal experts to call again for the formation of an Employers' Liability Insurance
Bureau that will provide a source of comfort to asbestos exposure victims who are unable to trace an insurer for their former employer.
The decision makes it even more urgent for the government to step in and introduce an Employers' Liability Insurance
Bureau as a central fund for claimants who can't trace their employers, to ensure they get the compensation they are legally entitled to.
Of particular concern is the revelation that 40 per cent of small businesses in the West Midlands - 10 per cent higher than the national average - could face legal action as they were unaware that temporary workers and sub-contractors must be covered under statutory Employers' Liability insurance
A quarter of small businesses in Wales could face legal action as theywere unaware that temporary workers and sub-contractors must be covered under statutory Employers' Liability insurance
- risking heavy fines of up to pounds 2,500 a day by failing to provide cover.
If adopted, the measure would oblige companies to conduct detailed and regular risk assessments in order to keep their employers' liability insurance
down to affordable levels, according to Darren Smith, an associate in the Midlands office of international law firm Reed Smith.
The Huddersfield-based Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce wants the Government to help companies improve their health and safety policies - and cut the amount they pay in employers' liability insurance