Poundworld fined for selling non-reflective hi-vis vests Poundworld has been fined after it sold more than 95,000 non reflective hi-vis jackets for £1, with the logo ‘be safe, be seen’.

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Christmas Parties Some workplace social events can be great, it can be a time where staff get together and have a lovely night. Although, on the other hand, sometimes events

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Are you paying the National Minimum Wage? In recent years the government has been keen to ‘name and shame’ those employers who have failed to pay the national minimum wage

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Steel worker left scarred for life An international steel giant has been fined £180,000 after pleading guilty to safety breaches after an employee narrowly escaped death when he was showered

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Have you taken advantage of the Fit for Work scheme? On 8 September 2015 the latest phase of the new Fit for Work scheme was introduced by the government to

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Building firm in court after ignoring HSE A building contractor has been sentenced after ignoring enforcement notices from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Court heard that HSE attended

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Workplace Communication Getting communication right is always paramount as everyone knows, good staff communication boosts business success. As who knows what the company aims are without them being made clear?

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Leeds firm fined over safety breach A Leeds based woodworking firm has been fined for safety breaches after stacks of boards fell onto two employees and injured both of them

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Can you dismiss an employee for smelling of alcohol? In the recent case of McElroy v Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust, the Employment Tribunal considered that a worker was unfairly

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