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Dismissal of corporate manslaughter charge against NHS Trust

United Kingdom - January 29 2016 Yesterday, the trial of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and a consultant anaesthetist came to an abrupt end in the Inner London Crown Court…

Janet Sayers.

Health and safety sentencing changes

United Kingdom - December 10 2015 February 2016 will see the most fundamental change in health and safety enforcement for over 40 years, since the Health and Safety at Work Act came…

Daniel McShee.

HSE cost recovery scheme: fee for intervention

United Kingdom - October 10 2012 Earlier this year, we considered the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) proposed cost recovery scheme – "Fee for Intervention (FFI)" - and asked what it would mean for businesses.

Amy Sadro, Daniel McShee, Tracy Head.

Adding insult to injury

United Kingdom - October 10 2012 Last week, on 1 October, the HSE’s Fee For Intervention scheme went live, entitling the HSE to recover their costs of carrying out investigations and basic enforcement activity from organisations deemed by the HSE to be in contravention of Health and Safety (H&S) legislation.

Daniel McShee.

Lord Young - common sense? “Common sense, common safety” – a report by Lord Young of Graffham

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 Lord Young's Report into health and safety was published on 15 October 2010.

Daniel McShee, Richard Crockford.