Health & Safety Insights - September 2016

In the September 2016 issue we provide an update six months on from the introduction of the definitive sentencing guidelines for Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences. Articles include:
  • Health and safety fines on the rise!
  • Corporate Manslaughter – more definition provided
  • Sentences for individuals – more custodial sentences?
  • Report by member of public leads to half million fine

Read the September 2016 issue of Health & Safety Insights ›

If you have any queries or require any more specifc advice please contact Simon Belfield or Simon Tingle

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.

Simon Belfield

Senior Associate

I am 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.

Simon Tingle


I am a Solicitor in the Regulatory Team, specialising in corporate defence work. I represent companies and individuals in relation to investigations and prosecutions as well as providing compliance advice.

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.