The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced today that its cost recovery scheme, ‘Fee for Intervention’, is going ahead but will now not start in April 2012. The scheme is to recover costs from those who break health and safety laws for the time and effort the HSE spends on helping to put matters right

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The Fire & Rescue Service (FRS) has been pretty quiet recently – especially when compared to the Health & Safety Executive. A recent high profile case has changed this, however. What happened? Until the conclusion of this case, all previous convictions had been secured either in a Magistrates’ Court or by an individual judge. However,

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