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Companies sentenced after worker’s fatal fall

A major construction company and a concrete structures firm have been sentenced after a worker died following a fall from height at a Swansea building site. Carillion Construction Ltd, along with Febrey Ltd, were jointly prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following the incident at the Meridian Quay apartment development in Swansea on…

Family incomes fall over summer holiday season

..But expenditure increases as families treat children Household incomes fall by 7% to £2,003 in line with school holiday season Amount spent on children’s activities soars by 33% year on year Family debts creep up by 13% over quarter to £10,563 The latest Aviva Family Finances Report, shows the average family income has fallen from…

£160,000 fine for construction company following fall

A Surrey construction company has been ordered to pay £160,000 in fines and costs after a worker narrowly escaped death when he was caught in a collapse of nine tonnes of steel and concrete. The company was fined £110,000 and ordered to pay £50,000 in costs after being found guilty of breaching Section 3 of…