- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 places a duty of care on employers to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of employees.
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations Act 1999 sets out the requirement for assessment of risks for employees. It also brought in risk assessments for any person affected by a work activity, such as volunteers.
- Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 stipulates the criminal liabilities where a breach of health and safety has resulted in a death.
- Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 states that employers must notify enforcing authorities in the event of an incident at work resulting in death, major injury or incapacity, this includes any violence suffered or which arises out of or in connection to work.
- Protection from Harassment Act 1997 made actions that cause another person to be alarmed, distressed or in fear of violence a criminal offence. Stalking was added as an offence in 2012.
- Data Protection Act 2018 states that staff safety is paramount over confidentiality.
- Theft Act 1968 provides the legislation for the offences of robbery, burglary, handling and going equipped to carry out such activity.
- Theft Act 1978 adds to the 1968 Act and includes making off without payment.
Fraud Act 2006 criminal liability for fraud and obtaining services dishonestly, replacing the deception offences from the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978.