UK Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines – One Year On

UK Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines – One Year On

By Steve HunterBlog

On 01 February 2016, the Sentencing Council’s Definitive Guideline for Health and Safety Offences came into force in England and Wales. In a nutshell, the way in which fines are calculated changed. Companies found to be offending health and safety law now faced fines judged on “turnover; profit before tax; directors’ remuneration, loan accounts and pension … Read More