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Corporate manslaughter text

As manager of a business employing staff you should be aware of your responsibilities under the following:

• Duty of Care under the Companies Act 2006
• Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
• Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Please consider the following to consider these further:

Duty of Care under the Companies Act 2006: Visit http://www.accaglobal.com/content/dam/acca/global/PDF-technical/business-law/tech-tp-cdd.pdf for further information. Seek professional advice to ensure the directors are fully aware of their duties of care and responsibilities.

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007: Visit www.hse.gov.uk/corpmanslaughter/faqs.htm for further information. Seek professional advice to ensure the directors are fully aware of their responsibilities and duty of care.

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974: Information on requirements for farm health and safety can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/farm-health-and-safety. Visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm for further information and consider seeking professional advice to ensure the directors are fully aware of their responsibilities and duty of care.