Dec 01, 2020
Government issues regulations for new enforcement notices local authorities can issue in bid to reduce public health risk of Covid-19
The Government has published the regulations for three new notices local authorities in England will be able issue to reduce the public health risk posed by the coronavirus.
Nov 19, 2020
Middlesbrough Council has hit a department store in the town with fixed penalty notices totalling £17,000 after it failed to close as required under COVID-19 regulations.
Nov 06, 2020
Police arrest gym owner on suspicion of breaching COVID lockdown regulations, council issues venue with prohibition notice
Essex Police have arrested a gym owner in Harlow on suspicion of breaching coronavirus legislation.
Nov 02, 2020
West Midlands Police obtains closure order for shisha lounge just weeks after venue was hit with £10k fine for COVID-19 rules breaches
West Midlands Police has secured a closure order for a shisha lounge after its second major Covid-19 breach in weeks.
Oct 30, 2020
Council serves Community Protection Notice on major retailer for failing to enforce mask wearing in store
A London borough has issued a Community Protection Notice to all B&M stores in its borough for failing to enforce the wearing of face coverings despite having received a Community Protection Warning Notice last month.
Oct 12, 2020
Council says it was told by government official not to take action against shops that were failing to enforce mask-wearing
The Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council complained to the Business Secretary in a letter last week after the council said it was told by an official at the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to stop taking action against local shops that were failing to enforce mask-wearing.
Oct 08, 2020
The Government has issued guidance on how the £30m allocated to district and unitary authorities for COVID-19 related compliance and enforcement activities should be spent.
Sep 14, 2020
A residential care home business in Cardiff has been fined more than £430,000 for serious fire safety failings, following a prosecution brought by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Jul 21, 2020
A council has been fined £100,000 and ordered to pay almost £50,000 in costs after a branch from a tree fell and struck the vehicle of a pregnant mother while she was driving with her two children.
Apr 08, 2020
The Health and Safety Executive has set out when a report must be made under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) in relation to COVID-19.