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ANALYSIS: Dame Judith Hackitt has recommended a wide-ranging and ambitious package of building and fire safety reforms. 18 May 2018
Leaving the EU will create food safety regulation "challenges" given the number of regulatory functions which may need to be transferred from the EU to the UK, according to a new briefing paper. 02 May 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 UK’s processed food and drink sector would be significantly damaged if the government is unable to secure agreement over future regulation and trade with the EU after Brexit, a House of Commons committee has said. 23 Apr 2018
ANALYSIS: People working in occupational health and safety (OHS) roles should review how they handle personal data to ensure their practices comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 18 Apr 2018
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