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This new guideline is likely to result in increased penalties for individuals responsible for fatal workplace accidents.
Client Alerts 10/09/2018
On the 5th September 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down an important judgment concerning the issue of litigation privilege.
News And Events 20/06/2018
The widely reported inquest into the road death of Narayan Gurung, a Gurkha veteran, took place at Woking Coroner’s Court.
News And Events 23/05/2018
The Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) has launched a new regulatory sector focus team that will concentrate on health and safety compliance and the defence of Health and Safety Executive prosecutions.
Since the commencement of the Corporate Homicide and Corporate Manslaughter Act in 2007 there have been less than 20 convictions for the offence of corporate manslaughter but of these, only one prosecution has arisen in relation to the operation of a care home.
The Supreme Court has confirmed that employment tribunals are entitled to consider all evidence relevant to the state of affairs which existed when a Prohibition Notice was served, whether or not it was available to the inspector at the time.