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Crossrail’s hard hitting safety campaigns

February 2016 saw the launch of a new project for Crossrail. A project looking at sharing safety lessons learned over…

Spike in fines to encourage tighter safety procedures

In the last year, fines for companies breaching health and safety laws have risen. As a result there has been…

Lifejackets ‘Should be law’ says marine investigators

3 accidents which killed 4 men recently have lead marine investigators to plead that having life jackets on trawlers should…

Injury at work suffered by 43% of leisure & hospitality workers

Injury at work has been revealed as a huge problem for the leisure and hospitality industry, with a study revealing…

NHS Trusts begin to see new phototherapy machines

Good news for those suffering from skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis. Some local NHS trusts (including our local trust…

The lifelong prison of serious injury

Many people question sometimes whether compensation running into the tens or hundreds of thousands is necessary for an individual to…

50% of workplaces “never had an inspection” say TUC

A Trade Unions Congress (TUC) survey carried out on union reps regarding site safety, has worryingly unearthed that more than…

Firm fined £600,000 for gross negligence following death

A liquidated West Midlands company has been fined £600,000 and it’s manager given a 2 year suspended sentence, following the…

Production Company in deep bantha fodder over General Solo’s broken bone

During the filming of recent box office smash, Star Wars episode VII: The Force Awakens, Harrison Ford (A.K.A Han Solo)…

Farm Legislation to be introduced to reduce death risks

The farming agriculture profession is one of the most dangerous in the UK, with one worker, dying each week on…

Health & Safety breach costs life as zoo fined following keeper’s death

A zoo in Cumbria has been fined £400,000, following the death of a keeper at the hands of a Sumatran…

Workplace Injury; What to do when it happens to you

You have suffered a workplace injury as a result of an accident that should never have happened. The injury you sustained has…

Claimant solicitors causing workplace stress?

Defendant law firm, Weightmans, has launched an astonishing attack on claimant solicitors, blaming them for encouraging workplace stress related claims, in…

Claimant lawyers accused of EL/PL portal foul play

Leading defendant law firm, Kennedy’s, has claimed that there are signs that claimant solicitors are making deliberate errors to ensure…

New APIL president rouses personal injury industry

The new Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), John Spencer (pictured) has urged personal injury lawyers across the UK to…

APIL lash out at government reforms that stop families of killed workers getting justice

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) have hit out at the government over reforms that have left the relatives…

New figures reveal 85% of people injured at work are NOT compensated

New research released by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Trade Union Congress has revealed that 85%…

Bereaved families to get route to justice thanks to judicial review

There was further good news for bereaved families after the HMRCs (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) were told they will have…

Mesothelioma scheme live and accepting online applications

Positive news for sufferers of the fatal asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma as the scheme set up to help those who can’t…

“Tariff Will Not Change” – ABI rejects suggestions over Mesothelioma Act

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has claimed that the levy on the Mesothelioma Act will decrease after 2015 rather…

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