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He's not just a gamer... He's a very naughty boy!

20 September 2019

Surveillance normally only gives a snapshot of a few hours of a claimant’s life and although Facebook and Instagram can give some insight into their home life, these are often limited. But, what about a case where the claimant places video surveillance on themselves?

HSE’s Fee For Intervention Charges Increase

25 April 2019

Since 2012, the Health and Safety Executive has been required to charge duty holders for the work which they have undertaken in investigating and enforcing material breaches of Health and Safety law. The stated aim of the scheme is to shift costs incurred by the HSE from tax-payers on to non-compliant duty holders.

Making sense of sentencing

28 December 2018

The uncertainty surrounding the outcome of a prosecution is usually the most stressful part of the process. As such, lawyers are inevitably asked by clients what the outcome is likely to be…

HSE FFI Update

03 February 2017

The Health and Safety Executive has been recovering its’ costs for carrying out its regulatory functions from duty holders since 2012. The Fee For Intervention Scheme has its’ critics, but in the past few years, we have seen individuals and companies who are in material breach of health and safety law broadly accepting what is akin to a punitive tax on non-compliant businesses.

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