Ever increasing circles…

16 Jul 2018



Awareness increasingly grows relating to the responsibility of employers towards the safety of their employees. There have now been over 30 prosecutions under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the fines imposed have been high, often over GBP500,000.

In this article, Gerry Forlin QC and Anne Davies, Partner at Gunner Cooke LLP, discuss the implications for employers who face potential civil and criminal liability and are liable for substantial damages.