Archive for the 'corporate manslaughter' Category

Will the new Corporate Homicide Act save lives? – The Guardian

“Solicitors believe it will take a high-profile fatal accident to test the ability of prosecutors to hold big companies to account.”

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The Guardian, 22nd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

History of corporate manslaughter: five key cases – Daily Telegraph

“Following Cotswold Geotechnical’s landmark £385,000 fine on Thursday for corporate manslaughter we take a look back at five key cases.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Cotswold Geotech convicted of first corporate manslaughter charge under new Act – Crown Prosecution Service

“Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings has today become the first company to be convicted of the new offence of corporate manslaughter.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 15th February 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Companies could be forced to publicise corporate manslaughter conviction – Ministry of Justice

“Companies convicted of corporate manslaughter could be forced to take out adverts publicising their conviction as a result of new measures which come into effect today.”

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Ministry of Justice, 16th February 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Definitive Sentencing Guideline on corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death – Sentencing Guidelines Council

“On 9 February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council published its definitive guideline ‘Corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death’.”

Guideline on Corporate Manslaughter (PDF)

Sentencing Guidelines Council, 9th February 2010

Source: www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk

Draft guideline: Corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death – Sentencing Guidelines Council

“On Tuesday 27 October 2009, the Sentencing Guidelines Council published a draft guideline on corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. This is the first offence guideline relating to sentencing organisations rather than individuals, and concerns sentencing for offences where the most serious form of harm was caused, the death of one or more persons.”

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Sentencing Guidelines Council, 27th October 2009

Source: www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007: Progress towards Implementing the Custody Provisions – Ministry of Justice

“Justice Minister Claire Ward has made a statement about the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 13th July 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk


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