Category list : Legal
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A decision by Scotland’s Court of Session has preserved the statutory rights of companies to refer disputes arising under contract to adjudication.
A plumber has been told to do 180 hours unpaid community service for illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Milton Keynes.
A Wednesbury-based HVAC manufacturer has been fined £150,000 after a worker was crushed to death while working in its warehouse.
The Health and Safety Executive has announced further prosecutions relating to the incorrect handling of asbestos.
A security company has been fined for safety failings after a lone working security guard was killed by carbon monoxide fumes from a petrol generator.
Eleven members of a gang who set up 23 fake construction companies to steal £4m in a VAT fraud have been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
An illegal gas fitter who was unqualified to carry out work on gas appliances left a hob he worked on in a dangerous condition.
A trust providing housing and care for the elderly and two firms hired to carry out refurbishment work at its premises in Alnwick have been fined after staff and residents were put at risk of exposure to asbestos.
A Darlington man has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work after he put lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes in the town despite specific warnings not to do so.
A Willenhall man has been sentenced to 80 hours of unpaid work for carrying out illegal and dangerous work on gas boilers at two Stourbridge properties.