Corporate Manslaughter

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 is a landmark in UK law. Companies and organisations can be found guilty of corporate manslaughter as a result of serious management failures resulting in a gross breach of a duty of care.

The Act, which came into force on 6 April 2008, clarifies the criminal liabilities of companies including large organisations where serious failures in the management of health and safety result in a fatality.

Entertainment company fined after worker dies from fall

A company in the entertainment industry has been fined £16,000 following the death of a worker. Read More

Funfair company fined £300k and manager jailed after three-year-old dies

An operations manager at a funfair company has been jailed for six months after a three-year-old girl died on a Norfolk beach. Read More

New Zealand landowner company found guilty over volcano disaster

Whakaari Management Limited, has been found guilty for failing to minimise risk at the time of the White Island volcanic eruption in 2019, where 22 people were killed. Read More

£3m fine for waste management company after two deaths

A waste management firm has been fined a total of £3 million following the deaths of two workers in separate incidents. Read More

Farm fined after man electrocuted

A farm has been fined £60,000 following the death of a man who was electrocuted by an overhead power line. Read More

£1.2million fine for Network Rail after man died doing maintenance work

Network Rail has been fined £1.2million following the death of a man who was crushed while carrying out maintenance work. Read More

Sole trader jailed after man is crushed under van at Bootle garage

The owner of a motor repair company has been jailed for 10 months after a man got stuck and crushed under a vehicle and later died. Read More

£2.25m fine for Serco after death of custody officer

Security firm, Serco, has been fined £2.25 million for health and safety failings following the death of custody officer Lorraine Barwell. Read More

Directors jailed after five men lost their lives in Birmingham wall collapse

Two company directors have been jailed after a wall collapsed killing five men – with both firms having to pay combined fines of £1.6million. Read More

Trucking company fined after Darlington man killed unloading a wagon

The sister of a man killed while unloading a lorry trailer has spoken of the devastating impact her brother’s death has had on their family. Read More

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