Another director goes to jail...

This case isn't, sadly, that unusual. Failing to comply with enforcement notices served by the HSE (or any other regulatory authority) usually ends badly. If you ever receive a notice, take legal advice quickly. There are numerous options available including an appeal, withdrawal of the notice or negotiation regarding the requirements imposed. Early engagement and proactive management is always better than a conviction.

Director sentenced for failing to comply with HSE enforcement notices (


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