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Manufacturers of pharmaceuticals in the UK will be required to ensure that the packaging of their products is tamper-proof, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has confirmed. 18 Jul 2018
More details of the domestic nuclear safeguards regime which will operate once the UK leaves the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) have been published by the government. 12 Jul 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.
Enforcement of and compliance with the Scottish building standards system requires a "culture change" rather than a fundamental overhaul following on from the fire at Grenfell Tower, according to a new report. 05 Jul 2018
The European Medicines Agency's (EMA's) assumption that the UK will be a ‘third country’ after its withdrawal from the EU, and no longer part of the Europe-wide drugs safety monitoring system, would put UK-based drug companies at a disadvantage, a life sciences... 02 Jul 2018
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