Business Defence News

23rd March 2017

March Marks the 30th Anniversary of the Herald of Free Enterprise Disaster

Jane Anderson, specialist Regulatory Defence solicitor at Cartwright King considers the impact of the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster and how its echoes still resonate now. This month marks the…

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22nd March 2017

A Record Breaking Fine Hits Thames Water for Mass Sewage Spill

Thames Water have been fined an eye watering £20.3m for 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage entering the Thames after managers ignored warnings that it was a “failure waiting to…

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17th January 2017

Wilko Fined £2.2m after Employee Metal Cage Accident

British high-street chain Wilko have been fined £2.2m after one of their former employees was crushed in an accident which has left them paralysed.  The accident involved 23 year old…

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