We are pleased to share our latest edition of “frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy”. In the November edition, we summarise 35 developments in the environmental, safety and health sector. Top stories this month include:
- The Institute of Safety and Health responding to the Sentencing Guidelines on Manslaughter, which came into force on 1 November 2018
- A director sentenced to eight months imprisonment, and his company fined £700,000, for breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act
- The Home Office publishing its 2018 Report on Modern Slavery, which includes an assessment of modern slavery in the UK and a summary of the UK’s response to the issue
- The launch of the multi-agency National Economic Crime Centre, as part of the government’s strategy to tackle serious and organized crime
- The release of annual injury and health statistics in Great Britain, which show a fall in convictions, but an increase in fines
For more detailed information on these developments and access to the remaining summaries, download a copy from our website. Make sure you also subscribe to receive our most recent edition every month.