Health & Safety Insights Newsletter - February 2016

In this month's newsletter:

- Multimillion pound health and safety fines the new norm
- Sentencing Guidelines - corporate entities facing multi-million pound fines
- NHS Trust acquitted of Corporate Manslaughter
- First healthcare sector conviction for corporate manslaughter
- £3m fine for Oil giant as new HSE sentencing guidelines start to bite
- Consultation on guilty pleas and its implications for defending health and safety prosecutions
- Rehabilitating your company in public sector tenders

Read the February issue of Health & Safety Insights »

This information is intended as a general discussion surrounding the topics covered and is for guidance purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. DWF is not responsible for any activity undertaken based on this information.

Steffan Groch

Partner and Head of Regulatory - Head of Sectors

I head up DWF's national Regulatory team as well as leading the firm’s ‘go to market’ sector expertise. I am also Chair of the UK Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Paul Matthews

Partner - Head of Regulatory (Yorkshire and North East)

I am a Partner in the Regulatory team and a corporate defence specialist who provides up-front regulatory compliance advice and representation to businesses and senior managers in relation to investigations and prosecutions by regulatory bodies.