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ENFORCEMENT

Enforcement update - fines are up

Figures from the Environment Agency show an improving level of compliance in general, alongside a major increase in penalties. What’s the detail? More...

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Record undertakings by the EA

Figures published by the Environment Agency identify that it’s making greater use of the enforcement undertakings scheme. What’s the story? More...

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Enforcement trends

The Sentencing Council has provided a breakdown of the fines issued for environmental offences and the types of breach being prosecuted. What can be learned from this? More...

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Scottish enforcers flexing muscles

ENFORCEMENT

Water company loses appeal against heavy fine

A £250,000 fine imposed on Thames Water has been upheld by the Court of Appeal which concluded that it was actually lenient. How were sentencing guidelines stretched and what are the implications? More...

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Not meeting enforcement targets

The Environment Agency (EA) has identified that compliance levels on a number of higher risk sites aren’t as high as they should be. What steps is it planning to take to improve the situation? More...

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No profit from environmental offences

A Court of Appeal decision shows that businesses could be fined 100% of their pre-tax profit for environmental offences. What’s to know? More...

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More changes to come?

ENFORCEMENT

Tougher penalties now more likely

Since 1 July 2014 the courts have been using sentencing guidelines when dealing with environmental offences. Should you be worried? More...

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What are the penalties?

In March 2014 we informed you that the Sentencing Council has identified the penalties that should be handed down for environmental offences. As a small business, what level of fine could be in store if you get it wrong? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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