Alexandra Dobson, lead member of BARC considers the first prosecution for corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007(CMCH)
Horizon scanning: The deepwater Horizon disaster in the United States continues to make headlines around the world. Paul Verrico and Kevin Elliott take a look at what would happen if their was a similar incident in the UK. 1193 KB
Coining it: As the HSE settles down to review responses to the recent consultation on how it planes to recover costs for its interventions, Paul Verrico and Andrew Bennett explain.
Blurring the guidelines: A year after the guidelines on the appropriate penalties for corporate manslaughter came into force Paul Verrico and Tim Hill consider their impact.
Textbook manoeuvres: many health and safety managers are keen to keep the transport function of their organisation firmly in the 'Fleet’ department. But, as Paul Verrico and Phil Crosbie explain.
Phoenix from the ashes: Businesses entering voluntary administration following serious offences can resume trading under almost identical names. Becky Allen asks if anything can be done to ensure they face fitting fines.
Private correspondence: Kevin Elliot and Paul Verrico set out the rules for legally privileged documents after an accident.
Taking Responsibility by Alexandra Dobson