health and safety law


From ‘dirty crime’ to health and safety law – how did I get here?

Following her start in “dirty crime” in East London, Kizzy Augustin, senior associate at Pinsent Masons and one of SHP’s editorial Read More

The new sentencing guidelines: is your board prepared?

The new sentencing guidelines for health & safety offences are in force from today, 1 February 2016. They were intended to increase the level of fines, particularly for larger organisations. However, unintended consequences of the way punishments are now calculated mean that judges will be forced to hand out very much greater fines than expected and send many more directors, managers and junior employees to jail for breaching health & safety laws. Read More

Managing the health and safety of temporary workers

<span style="font-style: italic;">David Branson looks at recent employment-law cases concerning agency/contract workers that could spill over into the area of health and safety law, and discusses these implications in the context of the roles and responsibilities of the various parties involved when contract labour is used.</span> Read More



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