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Two identical accidents caused by one machine.

The accidents both occurred at the factory of Pirelli Tyres Ltd in Carlisle. The first happened in November 2013 while a worker was loading a machine with materials. His left arm was pulled into the machine by moving rollers and … Continue reading

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Don’t leave it to chance

In March 2015 Peter Rowan was working as a site manger on a project to upgrade Tarporley wastewater treatment works in Cheshire. The project involved a new machine being installed which would remove solid objects from liquid sewage using a … Continue reading

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Council not liable

The family of a cyclist who drowned in Bristol harbour has lost their claim for £2 million in damages against Bristol City Council. The High Court case in October 2018 surrounded an accident in which a cyclist lost control of … Continue reading

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Changes to fire safety guidance

The official fire safety guidance to be followed for new builds and alterations in England and Wales is due to receive a considerable overhaul. The full-scale technical review of Approved Document B (ADB) will commence in autumn 2018. The review … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Workplace

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas and for some it’s the best and busiest time of the year, for others it’s when the work starts to drop off. Regardless of which camp you fall into, for some Companies, … Continue reading

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A Look Forward to 2019

As we are coming to the end of 2018, we thought it would be a good opportunity to look ahead at what to expect in 2019 and beyond. Brexit and EU Workers By the time the UK leaves the EU … Continue reading

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Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements can often be a useful tool in resolving workplace disputes and for bringing employment relationships to an end in a mutually beneficial way. However, the process of approaching and negotiating a Settlement Agreement can be tricky to navigate. … Continue reading

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Managing the Christmas Sickie

Christmas is fast approaching and people across the country will be busy making plans for the festivities. Despite knowing that Christmas comes around at the same time every year, there’s no doubt that you will have last minute issues to … Continue reading

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Sentencing guidelines for manslaughter introduced

The Sentencing Council has published new guidelines for how offenders convicted of manslaughter should be sentenced in England and Wales. The publication marks the first time that comprehensive guidelines have been drawn up for these very serious and difficult cases, … Continue reading

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Free consultancy and procurement guide for start-ups

Think Bizz is a completely free consultancy and procurement guide for start-ups, sole traders and small companies trading for less than five years. Think Bizz is a one-stop solution for SMEs over England, Scotland & Wales. They have built up … Continue reading

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