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Calls to bring in ‘training wage’

Economic experts have called for firms to pay a training wage of £2.50 an hour for internships which last longer...

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Whistleblower wins unfair sacking case

A primary school playground monitor sacked after telling a couple how their seven-year-old daughter had been tied to a fence...

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Two-thirds of small firms do not offer pensions

Two-thirds of small companies do not currently provide a pension scheme for their staff, research has indicated. Around 96% of...

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Many workers ‘denied sick pay’

A study has revealed that many hospital and school cleaners are going without sick pay. The research, which also showed...

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Firm fined after ladder fall death

Suffolk-based Dutch fumigation company Bergwerff Numansdrop BV has been fined £60,000 and ordered to pay £21,709 in costs after a...

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Machine kills man working inside it

A 50-year-old maintenance worker was killed when machinery he was fixing was switched on by its operator while he was...

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Care home firm fined after death

A care home operator has been fined after a patient with learning and behavioural issues died as a result of...

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Tube strike row could go to court

Tube bosses are attempting to avert a planned Boxing Day strike by drivers through court action, it has been announced....

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Report finds ‘virtual court’ drawbacks

Rolling out virtual courts would cost more than it would save, a report has found. A pilot project, in which...

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Bakers Court, Uxbridge, refurbishment plans approved

Plans to refurbish and extend Clerical Medical's 109,000 sq ft Baker's Court in central Uxbridge have been approved. Coca Cola...

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Sawmill worker’s leg trapped in machine

An Edinburgh firm has been fined £20,000 for safety breaches after a sawmill worker suffered a serious leg injury. The...

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