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Safety at work avoids workplace deaths
New research reveals extent of UK workplace deaths

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released their provisional, UK, workplace deaths figures for 2014/15. The statistics confirm once again that Britain is one of the safest nations to work in across the European Union, with a low rate of deadly injuries to employees across the leading industrialised countries...

Brickmaker fined after employee injures leg

A brick manufacturer in Gloucester has been fined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after one of its employees was seriously injured. The incident occurred on 27 February 2014 at Northcot Brick Limited’s site at Station Road, Blockley in Gloucester...

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Surviving your First Day at a Law Firm

Surviving your first day at work can be daunting and stressful – especially when you’ve got to meet new people and integrate into a new department. You’ve made it through your interview but now you’ve got to cope with your first day at a law firm and impress your senior partners...

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Cruden Construction to build Asons new HQ

Asons Solicitors have announced that the contract for the construction of their forthcoming flagship headquarters building has been awarded to Cruden Construction of Warrington. The £5m project has been heralded as a prime piece of office real estate in the ongoing redevelopment of Bolton town centre...

Recycling company in court for tragic industrial accident

A food recycling company in Staffordshire has been fined £660,000 after a contractor died in an industrial accident when he tried to repair an industrial cooker. Stafford Crown Court (pictured) today (29 June 2015) heard from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that Mark Bullock, 50, of Stoke on Trent, was performing maintenance to an […]

Doctors being urged to diagnose cancer sooner

British GPs are to be given new guidelines that will help them to spot deadly cancers sooner. The UK has one of the worst cancer survival rates in Europe, and now the National Institute for Care and Health Excellence (NICE) are issuing family doctors with instructions that are designed to curb these rates and save […]