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Sixth Corporate Manslaughter Conviction


A cleaning company has been found guilty of Corporate Manslaughter following the death of a worker in March 2012. To read more click here: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog/post/sixth-corporate-manslaughter-conviction/

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Pain Compliance Techniques With Children Are Not Illegal


In a recent blog post I mentioned that I had recently met with a Government appointed panel of ‘experts’, the IRAP, who told me, quite enthusiastically, that it is illegal for anyone to use a physical technique with a child

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Free Webinar if You are Thinking of Becoming a Restraint Trainer


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More Corporate Manslaughter Prosecutions


The fourth and fifth companies have been found guilty of charges of Corporate Manslaughter resulting in one judge commenting: “I propose to fine the company every penny that it has. I have no greater power to do anything other than

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Supreme Court Ruling on Non-Delegable Duty of Care


A recent ruling from the UK’s highest court, the Supreme Court, has paved the way for the family of a brain damaged girl to pursue compensation from a local education authority and this ruling has major implications for any organisation

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The Implications of Article 2 of the ECHR, MoD sued for Negligence, a Farmer Charged with Gross Negligence Manslaughter and the ‘Nuremberg Defense’


Lawyers acting for the family of one of the Red Caps (Royal Military Police) killed in Iraq, have launched a legal claim alleging that commanders failed to take reasonable measures to keep him and his fellow military police officers safe.

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Inquest Jury find that Jimmy Mubenga was Unlawfully Killed


An Inquest Jury has found that Jimmy Mubenga, an Angolan refugee who was killed whilst restrained on a flight out of Heathrow, was ‘unlawfully killed’ because ‘unreasonable force’ was used. To see and hear more click here: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog/post/jimmy-mubenga-was-unlawfully-killed/

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