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Bribery Act 2010

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 The Bribery Act 2010 comes into force in April 2011.

Richard Crockford, Daniel McShee

Veolia EX (UK) Ltd - roadside litter picking

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 Veolia EX (UK) Ltd were ordered to pay £225,000 in October 2010 following the death of a worker in a vehicle collision.

Richard Crockford, Daniel McShee

Buncefield – record fines

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 In July 2010 five companies were fined a total of £9.5 million for their involvement in the fire and explosion at the Buncefield Oil Storage Depot occurring in 2005.

Richard Crockford, Daniel McShee

Fire Safety (Employee’s Capabilities) (England) Regulations 2010

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which came into force in October 2006, consolidated previous legislation in relation to fire safety and introduced the compulsory requirement for all businesses to conduct "a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment" of all premises and parts of premises.

Richard Crockford, Daniel McShee

Toxic sludge

European Union, Hungary, United Kingdom - January 13 2011 2010 saw a number of environmental disasters, one of which being the toxic sludge spill in Hungary in October.

Richard Crockford, Daniel McShee