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health and safety

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Accidents at work are serious and can result in heavy fines, lost productivity and, at worst, imprisonment. From injury compensation claims to prosecution for corporate manslaughter, your organisation and management team are continually at risk. Our expert team of lawyers understands the complex and reactive nature of health and safety investigations and provides proactive risk management advice.

what we do...

  • Our clients - large public and private sector client base.

  • Sector expertise – construction, manufacturing, retail, , health  care providers (trusts , CCG and private care providers),  local authorities, housing associations, schools and colleges.

  • In-depth knowledge of key legislation - analysis of the criminal and civil implications of a workplace accident.

  • Experienced team of nine - based in Nottingham, Birmingham and Exeter but advising nationally, combining criminal lawyers and barristers.

  • Proactive risk management approach - from drafting policies to review of existing health and safety procedures.

  • Front line telephone advice - and immediate attendance on site.

  • Bespoke training - seminars and bulletins on a wide range of regulatory matters, reliable support when accidents occur,  commercial and pragmatic approach to claims handling and peace of mind with health and safety audits.

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Legal updates

Air and noise pollution in Wales - sound advice

A 12 week public consultation was launched by the cabinet secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, on 13 September 2016 titled ‘Local air quality and noise management in Wales’.

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FCA’s Senior Managers Regime (SMR) - hear from financial services expert, Catriona Lothian

A new Senior Managers Regime (SMR) has been drawn up already for the banking industry and the FCA intends to build on the relevant provisions of Solvency II and implement a specific regime for insurers. Catriona Lothian talks about how the SMR will impact lawyers who work in house at financial services firms.

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Banking & finance industry developments – March 2016

After speaking with specialists across our corporate team, Emma has put together this round up of key dates - bringing you the latest on the Insurance Act 2015, Persons with Significant Control Register, new sentencing guidelines, Modern Slavery Act 2015 and cyber security.

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The future of health and safety penalties - In house lawyers - Spring 2015

Andy Hopkin takes a look back at health and safety penalties, then looks forward to the new proposed health and safety sentencing guidelines – why it concerns you and what you should be doing to prepare for this change.

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