Belinda Liversedge, British Safety Council
25 May 2016
Charges for gross negligence manslaughter and health and safety offences could be brought next year over the Hillsborough disaster, Home secretary Theresa May has confirmed.
12 Nov 2015
A property development company has been fined £200,000 for the corporate manslaughter of a bricklayer who was crushed to death by a garden wall in St Albans, Hertfordshire.
Higher fines, more imprisonment sentences and fewer guilty pleas – the first warnings follow new sentencing guidelines
03 Nov 2015
Major companies convicted of corporate manslaughter face fines of £20 million under sentencing guidelines published today, as well as £10 million fines for health and safety offences.
25 Sep 2015
Designer clothing giant Hugo Boss UK has been fined £1.2m after a four-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a 114kg mirror at one of its shops.
21 Aug 2015
A Bury engineering company has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter and its director sent to prison for eight months over the death of a 16-ye
20 Aug 2015
An international aerospace manufacturer that ignored repeated warnings about dangerous stock levels has been found guilty of the corporate manslaught
26 Mar 2015
A Cheshire manufacturer has been fined £200,000 for the corporate manslaughter of a
05 Feb 2015
A Cumbrian joinery firm has been hit with a £220,000 fine after pleading guilty to the corporate manslaughter of one of its workers who fell through
19 Dec 2014
The Sentencing Council’s new guidelines could have a profound impact on attitudes to workplace health and safety.
- 1 of 4