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Article 12 mai 2023
Terrorism (Protection of premises) Bill: briefing note
The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as the ‘Protect Duty’ or ‘Martyn’s Law’, aims to keep people safe from terrorist attacks by introducing proportionate security requirements for certain public venues.
Article 28 abr 2023
Retailers - in harm’s way? Practical steps to protect workers
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has released its 2023 annual crime survey highlighting that incidents of violence and abuse against retail workers have almost doubled on pre-pandemic levels. In this article, we consider the BRC’s findings and offer some practical considerations for businesses in terms of how to tackle and mitigate against this growing issue.
Report 28 abr 2022
2022 product liability and product safety forecast: trends and future risks
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight recent legal and regulatory developments in the product safety and product liability sphere, and provide an overview of the key topics and trends that are likely to impact upon corporates and their insurers in the months ahead.
Case review 11 dez 2018
Company not liable despite 'unsatisfactory' product
A recent decision by the High Court takes a common sense approach to liability, despite breaches of duty by the defendant.
Case review 12 mar 2018
Supreme Court rules on Prohibition Notice evidence
The Supreme Court gave judgment in a long running Scottish case involving the approach to be taken by the Employment Tribunal when considering the appeal of a Prohibition Notice issued by the HSE.
Case review 28 fev 2018
Application of the Sentencing Guideline for ‘very large organisations’
Since the introduction of the Definitive Sentencing Guideline for Health and Safety Offences, the sentences imposed for health and safety offences have increased dramatically.
Report 27 mai 2016
Brexit: the insurers speak
In preparing our insights report on the EU Referendum, we undertook a series of in-depth interviews with senior executives in the insurance sector.