A draft bill with a timetable for legislation and further details is due to be announced this autumn, the BBC Online reported.
Blunkett said the law must ‘bite properly on large corporations whose failure to set or maintain standards causes a death’.
But he added: ‘The criminal liability of individual directors will not be targeted by the proposals.’
According to the Royal Society for the Prevention 350 people are killed every year in work-related accidents.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
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