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Our Crime and Regulatory team recently dealt with a case where a retailer was investigated and interviewed for safety offences after an in-store incident when an elderly customer fell on the shop floor.
As we approach the 6th anniversary of the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) S69 only now do we have the first significant judicial interpretation of an employer’s duty post implementation.
Client Alerts 24/04/2019
The Implications of Goldscheider v Royal Opera House (ROH)
This new guideline is likely to result in increased penalties for individuals responsible for fatal workplace accidents.
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.