Archive October 2010

Charges dropped in first Corporate Manslaughter Trial

The SHP (Safety & Health Practitioner) has stated that the charges against the director have been dropped in the first corporate manslaughter trial. This has raised concerns as Sally Roff, partner and head of the safety, health and environment group at law firm Beachcroft LLP, believes that the Corporate Manslaughter Act has been tainted by the latest delay in court proceedings. The long-awaited trial of Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings Ltd under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide...
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Cameron backs new H&S Laws Reforms

The Prime Minister, Mr Cameron hailed Lord Young's report on Health & Safety as a "turning point" and has backed proposed reforms to safety laws. However, the unions said it was a missed opportunity to prevent death and injury at work and was based on "myths". The government has accepted all of the recommendations in Lord Young's report Common Sense, Common Safety. These include: A simplified procedure for personal injury claims and controls on the "volume and type" of advertising of such...
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Newsletter - October 2010

The October 2010 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available: October Newsletter.
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