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Court of Appeal Reduces Company’s H&S Fine By £400,000

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We examine the case of R v Whirlpool (UK) Appliances in our latest article and see why the Court of Appeal reduced the fine by £400,000 [Read More...]

Mike Appleby Secures Acquittal Of Director

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To contact Michael Appleby directly email appleby@fsw-law.com or by phone on 0207 993 8264 [Read More...]

Impact on H&S Cases of the New Sentencing Guideline on Guilty Pleas

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The new Definitive Guideline Reduction in Sentence for a Guilty Plea comes into force for all cases where the first hearing takes place on or after 1 June 2017, regardless of when the alleged offence was committed. [Read More...]

Large Fines Handed Down After Workman Suffers Life-Changing Burns

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When undertaking work under live overhead lines, planning, and risk assessment is crucial. For expert legal advice on health and safety law, call us on 0207 993 6960. [Read More...]

Director Jailed For Health & Safety Breach

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Research showed that the number of company directors and managers prosecuted by the HSE in the year to 31st March 2016 was 46, compared to 15 in the previous year. Twelve were sentenced to prison. [Read More...]

10-year-old killed in Topshop Store by Falling Store Display Barrier

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In a tragic incident, a 10-year-old boy was killed when an item of store display allegedly fell on him, causing him to suffer serious head injuries. [Read More...]

More Company Directors and Senior Managers Prosecuted For H&S Offences

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According to a report in the Financial Times, health and safety prosecutions for company directors trebled in the year 2015/16. 46 company directors and senior managers were prosecuted in the year up to 31st March 2016, up 15 on the previous year. [Read More...]

Sentencing Large Corporations for Health and Safety Offences

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New health & safety sentencing guidelines can result in large fines for corporations. Our experienced health & safety solicitors can provide swift emergency response and expert legal advice. [Read More...]

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