Following a period of training and implementation the definitive guideline on fraud, bribery and money laundering offences came into effect on 1 October 2014.
Supporting materials for sentencers are also available.
A new judicial member has been appointed to the Sentencing Council by the Lord Chief Justice, with the agreement of the Lord Chancellor.
His Honour Judge Julian Goose QC is a representative from the Crown Court on the Council from 1 July 2014.
More information about Council members can be found here.
The Council has published its results bulletin presenting the findings of the Crown Court Sentencing Survey for sentences passed by the Crown Court in 2013.
The findings and further information on the Crown Court Sentencing Survey can be found here.