Archives - December 2016

19
Dec

Merry Christmas from CSC

Read our December newsletter here

15
Dec

Clamp down on the serving of rare burgers

Throughout 2016, the subject of rare burgers has been in the news on several occasions. At CSC we continue to advise our clients to control food safety hazard and ensure burgers are safe to eat. It has come to our attention that Local Authorities have been asked by Government to clamp down on the serving …

13
Dec

Burger King franchisee sentenced twice for same offence

Due to a legal technicality, a company has been charged twice with breaching section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974. The 12th March is a pivotal date for this case – as offences committed on or after that date could be imposed an unlimited fine by a magistrates’ court, where before …

13
Dec

The year of the Sentencing Guidance – Era of the million pound fine

2016 will be known as the year that has dramatically shaken up enforcement history in the UK. Since the inception of the Sentencing Guidelines in February, record fines have been issued with prison sentences for individuals also on the increase. Brexit has seen some organisations looking for ways to cut costs, we look to see if …

8
Dec

Avian Flu Update

In the wake of the new Avian Flu scare leading upto Christmas, CSC will continue to monitor the situation and provide regular updates. Due to the new pathogenic strain of Avian Flu, H5N8 being found in dead wild birds and some farm animals across Europe, the government’s chief vet, Nigel Gibbens, has declared a “prevention …