Squire Pqtton Boggs is pleased to share  the latest edition of “frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy”. In our March edition, we summarise 29  developments in the environmental, safety and health sector. Some of the top stories this month include:

(*) A £224,000 fine for a chemical manufacturing company after a worker was exposed to chemicals

(*) A Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development consultation seeking input on the effectiveness of the anti-bribery recommendation

(*) A government-proposed audit of its Modern Slavery Statement Compliance, interim reports on Modern Slavery Act 2015 and guidance on annual statements

(*) A £1.8 million fine for a food manufacturer for work at height failures

(*) A Court of Appeal decision in R v Squibb Group, reducing the fine from £400,000 to £190,000