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The building safety occupation regime and the Golden Thread – filling in the details

In this article, Erin Broughton, Associate at Addleshaw Goddard, looks at the Safety Risk Regulations that came into force on 16 January, and provides further detail on how those responsible must manage safety risks at occupied higher-risk buildings. Read More

October deadline for higher risk building registration & Building Safety Act provisions: What do you need to know?

Natalie Sellar at Addleshaw Goddard provides a timely reminder for building owners, managers and Principal Accountable Persons that the 1 October 2023 deadline for higher risk building registration is fast approaching. Read More

RAAC: Initial legal insight

Over 150 schools have now been identified as having Reinforced Autoclave Aerated Concrete (RAAC) in their buildings. Law firm Fieldfisher LLP offers legal advice on the ramifications. Read More

Legal perspective: Croydon tram disaster

Emma Evans and Claire Burrows at Brabners LLP share their legal observations following last week's prosecutions following the Croydon tram disaster. Read More

Editor’s pick: Events not to miss at Safety & Health Expo this May!

Safety & Health Expo 2023 (16-18 May) is almost here and with that in mind, I've picked out some fantastic show highlights not to miss... Read More

Worker’s hand partially severed in chop saw

A manufacturing company based in Gloucester has been fined after an incident at its site resulted in a worker having his fingers and part of his palm severed. Read More

£1m fine for health and safety breaches at Poundstretcher

Breaches to health and safety legislation at three Poundstretcher stores has resulted in the retail chain being hit with a large fine. Read More

Full case: Cotswolds-based activity firm cleared of charges after girl fell 10m

Cotswold firm cleared after girl falls from 10m platform. Read More

Gross negligence manslaughter: ‘Sit up & take note’ as jail terms increase

New guidelines on sentencing for gross negligence manslaughter revealed. Read More

Opinion: HSE bows to the inevitable – the new FFI dispute process

By Gary Rubin, Partner with Blackfords LLP In a press release HSE announced that it would be revising the dispute Read More



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