Turnstone Law


Do companies have a duty to warn others in health and safety criminal law?

Lawyer Dr. Simon Joyston-Bechal from Turnstone Law asks whether a company has a duty to warn others if it was aware of an issue, even if it was more than six years ago. Read More

Health and safety criminal law duties can in some cases be delegated to contractors, according to a leading lawyer

Dr. Simon Joyston-Bechal from Turnstone Law, says while delegation is hard, it does not mean 'you should be automatically liable if your contractor fails'. Read More

Squibb Group case: Court of Appeal reduces level of fine on obtaining ‘likelihood of harm’ evidence

Latest Court of Appeal decision underlines the importance of obtaining expert evidence on the ‘likelihood of harm’ when responding to a health and safety prosecution. Read More

Manslaughter sentence for gross negligence to be increased

New guidelines have been issued to judges which will increase prison sentences for people convicted of gross negligence manslaughter in a workplace setting. Read More

Webinar: October legislation and guidance update

Every April and October, new amendments and changes to legislation and guidance come into force. Read More

The most dramatic change in health and safety enforcement since 1974

By Simon Joyston-Bechal The new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences published today are set to revolutionise punishment for Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

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