21st June 2016

Impact of the new health and safety sentencing guidelines

The guidelines for offences concerning health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene came into force on 1 February 2016. They also apply to offences committed before that date. Regardless of whether any harm was actually caused, the courts are required to assess the overall seriousness of the offence based on the offender's culpability and the risk of serious harm.

26th May 2016

Marshall acquires Ridgeway for £106.8 Million

Ridgeway Group, long-standing client of Pitmans, has recently been purchased by Marshall Motor Holdings PLC, one of the UK's leading automotive retail and leasing groups. The deal, the third largest of its kind in the UK ever, makes MMH the seventh largest car dealership with a £2.2 billion turnover.