January 2018

Explosives Health & Safety

  The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has commissioned its research partner, BMG Research, to conduct a major survey amongst employers and workers/employees across Great Britain about health and safety practices at work, and would very much appreciate your time and assistance in completing the survey. Please note the closing date for completing the survey is Wednesday 31 January 2018. The aim of the research is to help...

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Construction giant Carillion is to go into liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs. The move came after talks between the firm, its lenders and the government failed to reach a deal to save the UK's second biggest construction company.   Carillion ran into trouble after losing money on big contracts and running up huge debts. Its failure means the government will have to provide funding to maintain the public services...

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Liverpool-fire-echo-arena

[caption id="attachment_5986" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo: Sky News[/caption] A serious fire occurred this New year’s Eve at the Echo Arena car park in Liverpool. The fire is believed to have started in one vehicle and quickly spread to the point that the fire service were unable to get sufficient water onto the blaze to extinguish it. At least three levels could be seen alight at the height...

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