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PRESSURE SYSTEM FAILURE LEADS TO LARGEST EVER CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER FINE

An investigation found an explosion resulted from a screw connection to an autoclave locking ring which secured a door to a machine. The autoclave had been opened numerous times whilst under pressure and sometimes forced. The Company concerned knew of this but did not fix the fault fully. A fine […]

GOVERNMENT ACCELERATES WHIPLASH REFORMS TO REMOVE £1BN OF COSTS

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne committed to accelerating motor injury reforms in the Autumn Statement, expected to remove more than £1bn from the cost of providing motor insurance. Osborne said “We’re going to bring forward reforms to the compensation culture around minor motor accident injuries. This will remove [more […]