New sentencing guidelines in the UK: What you need to know

New sentencing guidelines in the UK: What you need to know

By Hannah StewartBlog

A few months ago, we blogged about proposed sentencing guideline changes in the UK – well, they’ve certainly arrived, with The Sentencing Council having released its new guidelines for prosecuting health and safety violations this week.So what are the changes?In a nutshell, it’s the way in which fines are calculated that are changing. From the 1st … Read More

New Health and Safety sentencing guidelines due

New Health and Safety sentencing guidelines due

By Hannah StewartBlog

New UK sentencing guidelines proposed for November 2015 by The Sentencing Council of England and Wales mean large firms will face fines of up to £20 million for the most serious Health & Safety offences in line with the HSE‘s commitment to reducing work related death (corporate manslaughter), injury and ill health through various means, … Read More