Corporate manslaughter and health and safety

18 April 2019

The Notre-Dame Fire: safeguarding our historic buildings

The sad news on Monday evening that one of the world’s iconic historical buildings was engulfed in flames caused many to question whether other historical buildings around the world are vulnerable to the same fate.

Hannah Eales

15 February 2018

The Justice Committee’s report on the Sentencing Council’s draft guidelines on manslaughter

At the end of 2017, the Justice Committee published its report on the Sentencing Council’s draft guidelines on manslaughter.

Brooke Glover

5 February 2018

Fire Safety: Is a company director also a ‘responsible person’?

Fire Safety is just one of the many issues with which management must concern themselves.  However, unlike a lot of other safety concerns, fire has the potential for large scale and devastating consequences.  

Hannah Eales

2 January 2018

Has Fire Regulation in our Schools become lax?

In the wake of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report, a recent investigation conducted by ITV News Tyne Tees, (‘the investigation’) has found inconsistencies in how regularly schools around the region conduct fire risk assessments.

Hannah Eales

31 May 2017

Three companies convicted of corporate manslaughter in a week

There have been fewer than 25 successful convictions for corporate manslaughter since the Corporate Homicide Act 2007 was introduced, but the past week has seen two convictions.

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