Sentencing guidelines and a new era of penalties webinar

Watch our sentencing guidelines webinar recording here

Lawyers Simon Joyston-Bechal, director, Turnstone Law and Mike Appleby, partner, Bivonas Law discussed the impact of the sentencing guidelines, which have caused health and safety penalties in England and Wales to rise exponentially and made £1 million-plus fines more frequent.

This free to attend webinar covers the following:

  • The effect of the courts’ evaluation of “potential for harm”
  • How the courts have applied the guidance in recent cases
  • How the guidelines apply to public sector organisations and charities
  • The effect on sentencing by Scottish courts
  • Measures organisations can take to protect themselves against the highest fines
  • The likely impact of the upcoming guidelines on early guilty plea discounts


*This webinar was organised by LexisNexis, publishers of IOSH Magazine. If you have trouble viewing the recording, please contact our technical support on 0333 800 1894 or


View the extended webinar presentation slides, here   Webinar duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes