'Corporate killing' in spotlight
While the hunt for the cause of last week's Concorde crash in Paris continues, the debate over the approach of business to safety has been reopened.
This time it will be an overseas foreign company, Air France, facing questions on the conduct of its employees and state of its fleet.
But the UK has had its share of transport disasters and it was following the last one – the rail crash at Paddington – that deputy prime minister John Prescott announced plans to introduce a ‘corporate killing’ law.
This week AccountancyAge.com features an article written for our sister magazine Financial Director on business reaction to the plans and the major accidents that will shape the legislation.
To read the article click here.