Additional Licensing Scheme introduced in Oxford in June 2021

Additional Licensing Scheme introduced in Oxford in June 2021

Oxford suffers an acute shortage of housing with family dwellings frequently being converted into shared rented properties. This shortage of housing has over time, led to an increase in shared rented properties as a cheaper way for people to both live and work in...
Health and Safety at work

Health and Safety at work

1. £80K Fine for Paint Manufacturer after Worker Suffers Burns The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigated the accident and found that, when planning the floor cleaning, the company had failed to recognise the hazards associated with the use of highly flammable...
Breach of Food Hygiene Regulations

Breach of Food Hygiene Regulations

A major Food Chain fined a total of £105,000 for breach of Food Hygiene regulations Birmingham Crown Court imposed a total fine of £105,000 on a major corporation with an annual turnover of £1.6 billion on 19 August 2016 for three breaches of the Food Safety and...
Are you doing enough to protect yourself and your company?

Are you doing enough to protect yourself and your company?

New sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences ensure that companies are made to suffer more financially for H&S breaches. Even the tiniest micro companies could face fines of up to £450,000 with the maximum level being unlimited. Under this new regime,...