03 Nov 2016
Total fines imposed by courts in Britain following prosecutions brought by HSE and the Procurator Fiscal have more than doubled, the regulator has revealed.
Laura Cameron, Pinsent Masons LLP
28 Jan 2016
Guidelines coming into effect from 1 February mark the beginning of a stricter analysis of offending behaviour and the financial position of the offender, writes Laura Cameron.
07 Aug 2015
Local councils’ regulation services are “at tipping point” following substantial cuts to public spending, according to the environmental health pract
17 Nov 2014
Four in every 10 construction sites visited as part of HSE’s latest proactive inspection blitz of repair and refurbishment projects failed to meet basic standards.
23 Sep 2014
There is a “strong case” for extending HSE’s FFI to cover businesses regulated by local authorities according to a report that confidently sealed the future of the cost recovery scheme.
29 Aug 2014
One in three construction sites targeted by HSE during a clamp down on badly-managed occupational health risks were hit with Fee for Intervention bills.
30 Jun 2014
More than one in 10 non-local authority controlled schools faced enforcement action for failing to meet adequate asbestos management standards during a recent HSE inspection initiativ
04 Jun 2014
HSE needs to listen to the concerns of businesses as it carries out its review of FFI and address concerns that we are seeing different behaviour on the part of the enforcing
24 Apr 2014
Scotland should establish its own health and safety agency to tackle the “acutely Scottish problem” of high rates of work-related injury and ill heal
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