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Four day week??

The not-for-profit group, 4 Day Week Global, have started a six-month pilot of a four-day working week. Around 70 employers across the UK are taking part in the pilot, with around 77,00 employees affected by the study. The study is inspired by other international countries such as Denmark and Sweden, where a four-day working week […]

The Humble Vacuum

The humble vacuum cleaner – we all use them at least weekly at home, but these seemingly insignificant things are left in cupboards until we plug them in, and they then spring to life making our floors and carpets free from pet hair and grime (where does all that dirt actually come from?). No, I haven’t […]

Warehouse owner fined after worker falls 30 feet through skylight

A Blackburn based warehouse owner has been fined after an employee of a roofing contractor Nizamuddin Gorji fell approximately 30 feet through a glass skylight on a warehouse roof resulting in severe life changing injuries. Preston Crown Court heard that roofing contractor Nizmuddin Gorji was engaged by Floors ‘n’ Carpets Limited of Gate Street, Blackburn […]

Former construction company directors sentenced for failing to prevent exposure to asbestos

Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after a refurbishment project at a former department store was found to have disturbed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) while demolition work was still taking place. Newcastle Crown Court heard that during October 2017, the former Joplings Department Store in Sunderland was undergoing refurbishment when workers disturbed […]

Wires, boards, fuses, installations, tests… confused?!

Do you need Fixed Wire Testing? Or is it Electrical Installation Testing? Or Hard Wire Testing… Confusing isn’t it? There are a lot of names floating around for what could be the same thing, which can make it difficult to wrap your head around and work out exactly what it is you need.   The […]