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The government has committed to a programme of building and fire safety regulatory reform in England, in response to Dame Judith Hackitt's review of the current regime. 20 Dec 2018
The labour department of Hong Kong (LD) has begun publishing the names and details of building contractors convicted of health and safety offences. 20 Dec 2018
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
European law requires food businesses to ensure that only food which is safe is placed on the market. These requirements affect all stages of production, processing and distribution of food.
The criminal law imposes duties on both employers and suppliers to ensure that products provided for use at work are safe and free from risk. Failure to discharge these duties exposes businesses to the prospect of investigation by the regulators.
Almost two years ago a new guideline for the sentencing of health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences (the Definitive Guideline) was published which came into force on 1 February 2016, for offences sentenced...
Retailers are expected to protect anyone who enters their premises from harm, by removing or controlling risks to employees, volunteers, contractors or members of the public.
This guide was last updated in July 2013.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a cybersecurity capabilities grant worth S$30 million to bolster secure cybersecurity systems and encourage local professional development. 11 Dec 2018
A ban on the use of combustible materials on the external walls of certain new high-rise buildings will be introduced in Scotland next year, the Scottish government has announced. 10 Dec 2018