Businesses braced for new recycling law challenges – BBC News

Posted April 5th, 2024 in charities, company law, environmental protection, fines, news, waste by michael

‘Cost, space and contamination are some of the worries facing business owners as a new workplace recycling law comes into force across Wales.’

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BBC News, 4th April 2024

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Nottinghamshire bakery fined over ‘severe’ mouse infestation – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2024 in fines, food hygiene, news by tracey

‘A bakery firm has been fined after a council found it “infested with mice”.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2024

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Pork pie firm fined £800,000 after Nottingham workers lose fingers – BBC News

Posted March 26th, 2024 in accidents, fines, guilty pleas, health & safety, industrial injuries, news by tracey

‘A firm that specialises in making pork pies has been fined £800,000 after two staff members lost fingers which became trapped in machinery.’

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BBC News, 25th March 2024

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ICO unveils new data protection fining guidance – OUT-LAW.com

Posted March 25th, 2024 in data protection, fines, news, ombudsmen, privacy by tracey

‘The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published new guidance setting out how it will determine penalty notices and calculate fines under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).’

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OUT-LAW.com, 22nd March 2024

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SRA fines “unfair” and “schizophrenic”, solicitors argue – Legal Futures

‘The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) approach to fines has been branded unfair and “schizophrenic” in the wake of hefty penalties handed out to solicitors convicted of drink-driving.’

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Legal Futures, 25th March 2024

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Retailers who break new smoking ban face on-the-spot fines in UK – The Guardian

‘Powers to issue £100 on-the-spot fines are to be handed to council officers enforcing a landmark law banning future generations from smoking, which Rishi Sunak has hailed as a chance to “save thousands of lives and billions of pounds”.’

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The Guardian, 20th March 2024

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Three-partner firm slapped with £23k fine for AML oversights – Law Society’s Gazette

‘A firm operating from two small offices in the south west has been hit with a £23,000 fine for failing to comply with money laundering regulations.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 4th March 2024

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Fines for unauthorised absence from school in England to rise by 33% – The Guardian

Posted February 29th, 2024 in fines, news, school children, truancy by sally

‘Taking an unauthorised family holiday is about to get more expensive, with the government announcing that fines for children in England missing school are to rise by 33%.’

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The Guardian, 29th February 2024

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Southern Water fined £330,000 for stream pollution that killed 2,000 fish – The Guardian

‘A water company has been fined £330,000 after raw sewage escaped into a stream in Hampshire for up to 20 hours, killing about 2,000 fish including brown trout.’

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The Guardian, 27th February 2024

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Company fined £450,000 and director and site manager sentenced following death of labourer – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A company has been fined £450,000 and the firm’s director has received a suspended prison sentence after a labourer was crushed to death at a construction site.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 15th February 2024

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Swindon man fined £20,000 after boat crashed into rocks – BBC News

‘A man has been ordered to pay £20,000 after crashing his boat on to rocks and seriously injuring three passengers.’

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BBC News, 18th February 2024

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North Yorkshire farmer, 70, fined after woman trampled by cows – BBC News

Posted February 15th, 2024 in agriculture, animals, fines, health & safety, news by sally

‘A 70-year-old farmer has been fined after a dog walker was seriously injured when she was trampled by cows.’

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BBC News, 14th February 2024

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Pizza boss banned for hiring two illegal workers – BBC News

Posted January 30th, 2024 in company directors, disqualification, employment, fines, immigration, news by tracey

‘A pizzeria owner from Cumbria who hired two illegal workers has been banned from being a company director for six years.’

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BBC News, 30th January 2024

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HSBC fined £57.4m for customer deposit protection failings – BBC News

Posted January 30th, 2024 in banking, deposits, financial regulation, fines, news by tracey

‘HSBC has been fined £57.4m by the Bank of England for “serious failings” over its requirements to protect customer deposits.’

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BBC News, 30th January 2024

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Kent charity fined over escape of ‘ladies’ man’ emu – BBC News

Posted January 15th, 2024 in animals, charities, community protection notices, fines, local government, news by tracey

‘An animal charity has been given a £100 fine after a “ladies’ man” emu escaped.’

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BBC News, 13th January 2024

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SRA issues first fixed penalty fine for compliance officer rule breach – Legal Futures

‘A law firm in the North-East has become the first to receive a fixed penalty fine for not updating the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on information about a compliance officer.’

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Legal Futures, 12th January 2024

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HelloFresh fined over millions of spam texts and emails – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2024 in advertising, complaints, electronic mail, fines, news, ombudsmen, telecommunications by sally

‘Food delivery company HelloFresh has been fined for sending millions of spam emails and texts to customers.’

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BBC News, 11th January 2024

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Newcastle United fan banned for three years over Munich chants – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2024 in alcohol abuse, fines, news, public order, sport by sally

‘A football supporter who made drunken comments about the Munich air disaster has been banned from attending matches for three years.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2024

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SRA issues first fixed penalty fine for diversity data failure – Legal Futures

‘The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has handed out the first fixed penalty fine for a law firm’s failure to submit its workforce diversity data within the deadline.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd January 2024

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Man fined for sending abusive email to Angela Rayner MP – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 2nd, 2024 in electronic mail, fines, guilty pleas, malicious communications, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who sent a vile and abusive email to MP Angela Rayner following the publication of a national newspaper article about the politician has been fined.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 28th December 2023

Source: www.cps.gov.uk