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Helping FMCG Businesses plan for a Post-Brexit future

United Kingdom, European Union - March 8 2017 At present, the principal UK laws on product liability and safety are based on EU Directives which do not have direct effect in Member States (hence...

Philip Pfeffer, Richard Woods, Isaac Zailer, Josh Lom, Julie Vaughan, André Pretorius, Joel Smith, Kristien Geeurickx, Rachel Montagnon, Christine Young, Susan Black.


Alton Towers owner fined £5,000,000 following 'the Smiler' crash

United Kingdom - December 8 2016 In September 2016 Merlin Attractions Operations Limited was fined £5,000,000 following an accident on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers which...

David Bennett, Patrick Tumelty.


New sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences come into force today

United Kingdom - February 1 2016 The Sentencing Council has published guidelines to be used by Judges when sentencing corporate manslaughter, health and safety offences and food...

David Bennett, Patrick Tumelty.


Criminal liability for defective products: a refresher

United Kingdom - December 3 2015 With the coming into force last month of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, there has understandably been a significant focus on the civil remedies...

Anthony Dempster, David Bennett.


The UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 key changes that every consumer business should be aware of

United Kingdom - September 30 2015 The Consumer Rights Act 2015 represents a significant development in the regulation of consumer contracts under UK law. It consolidates and brings...

Anthony Dempster, David Bennett, Susan Black.