Draft death fines guidance cuts turnover link

Source: on 2009-11-02 15:27:00

Judges will be instructed to set fines for corporate manslaughter and deaths at work without a fixed link to the convicted company's turnover, under new draft advice issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council (SGC). The SGC has dismissed the renewed recommendation of its advisory group, the independent Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP), that the guidelines should include a fixed range of percentages of annual turnover - between 0.25% and 10% - ...

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