Tag: Prosecutions

Health & Safety Executive Annual Report Reveals Slow Revenue Growth and Sharp Decline in Prosecution

The Health & Safety Executive is struggling to make as much money as it projected under its commercialisation programme, with revenue growing too slowly to make up for the cuts to its government grant, according to the regulator’s annual report. The document, which details the Health & Safety Executive’s performance over the financial year 2016-2017, Read More

Guideline Brings Increased Risk of Jail

The rate at which individuals are being sentenced to prison increased dramatically in the seven months after the sentencing guideline was introduced on 1st February 2016. According to figures compiled by the law firm DWF, 23 people, amounting to three a month, received either an immediate or suspended custodial sentence between the beginning of February Read More