Law Updates

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LEGAL UPDATES 

Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter introduced

Sentencing Council has introduced new guidelines to include Gross Negligence Manslaughter.  In a work setting this can include situations whereby an employer who disregards the safety of staff and others.  Individuals found to be at fault can expect prison sentences between 2-18 years.  Further guidance from The Sentencing Council.  Articles include IOSH Magazine; SHP Online