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New Consumer Product Recall Code of Practice: What You Need to Know

United Kingdom - June 20 2018 The newly formed Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS) has embarked upon its commitment to improve product safety by introducing the first…

Laura Clare, Rob Elvin, Nicola A. Smith

frESH Law Horizons December 2021

Global, USA - January 12 2022 In R v Modus Workspace Ltd [2021] EWCA Crim 1728, the Court of Appeal ruled that a judge was correct to consider the projection of a downturn in a…

Ken Huestebeck, Rob Elvin, David Gordon, Anita LLoyd, Nicola A. Smith

“Statutory breach of duty” presumption removed from UK employers’ liability regime

United Kingdom - November 27 2013 Tuesday 1 October 2013 saw the biggest change to employers' liability in the United Kingdom for over twenty years when s.69 of the Enterprise and…

frESH Law Horizons October 2021

European Union, Global, United Kingdom - November 2 2021 Healthcare company is convicted of corporate manslaughter and fined 1 million. The company was fined 1 million, and its directors handed suspended…

Ken Huestebeck, Rob Elvin, David Gordon, Anita LLoyd, Nicola A. Smith

What Duties Does a UK Employer Have in the Age of Rising Suicides?

United Kingdom - October 1 2016 In 2012, the UK Government published a strategy entitled "Preventing Suicide in England: A cross-governmental outcomes strategy to save lives", and…

Laura Clare