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Poundstretcher, Whistleblowers and a Warning for All Employers

Poundstretcher, Whistleblowers and a warning for all employers High street retailer Poundstretcher has been handed a £1,000.000 fine for health and safety failings recently – but we can all learn something from the case. The firm was found guilty of 24 counts of breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 in three of their… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety breaches: Where do employers stand legally?

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, or to give it its (ever so slightly) more catchy name, ‘The Enterprise Act’, has recently been introduced.  This Act has significantly changed employers’ liability for Health and Safety breaches (i.e. under what terms can an injured party bring a case against you for a Health and Safety… Read the Full Post

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Packing Company Health and Safety Breaches Dating Back Several Years

The Health and Safety Executive inspected an International packing company and discovered that they had continued to fail to ensure their workers for many years.  The Neal Brothers Limited investigation of their Holmfirth site began last year and uncovered several problems in the construction department. Inspector Witnessed Failings First Hand As the inspector from the… Read the Full Post

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