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Multiple safety failures lead to £260k fine after worker falls from height

Construction company, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after worker, Mark Smith, fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, Mr Smith, aged 36, was working at Stone Gappe Hall, Lothersdale, Keighley, owned by Richard McAlpine, a director of the McAlpine group of companies. Mr Smith was attaching […]

Minimum Wage Increases for 2020

The National Minimum Wage is the minimum wage per hour a worker is entitled to in the UK. These rates are reviewed annually by the government, who have this week confirmed that the National Living Wage (for employees over the age of 25) is set to rise by a huge 6.2%. This means a full-time […]