Sentencing Council launches new definitive guideline for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences

The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences.

View related documents on health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences here.

The new guideline, which has been issued following a public consultation, will come into effect on 1 February 2016.

A press notice is available from here.