On 15th February 2011 Cotswold Geotechnical (Holdings) Limited ‘Cotswold’, a geotechnical survey company based in Gloucestershire became the first company to be convicted of an offence under The Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 (which came into force in April 2008). On 17th February the company was fined £385,000 which represents 115% of the company’s turnover in the year of the accident. The conviction and sentence continues the trend of harsher penalties being imposed for serious offences and Heath and Safety continues to be a topic that should feature high on the agenda of all businesses.
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