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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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Regulatory expert Rachel Lyne on the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences

Rachel Lyne talks about the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences and what you should do to be proactive in managing risk.

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Legal updates

2016 Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines: One year on, how have things changed?

It has been a year since the definitive guidelines on health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences came into force on the 1st February 2016.

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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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