Tag: Food

Prosecution for managers after worker injured

A leading food company has been fined after a worker lost two fingers.United Biscuits, manufacturer of McVities, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and ordered to pay over £10,000.Inspector Rachel...

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Nuffield Health launches new nutritional service

Nuffield Health, the largest not-for-profit independent healthcare provider in the UK, has announced the launch of a new nutritional service for corporate clients following its acquisition of Mythbreaker Nutrition. The service...

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Pinguin foods fined over finger

An international frozen food supplier has been been shown the thumbs down in court with a £10,000 fine following an employee loosing a finger when his hand was crushed at work. The incident occurred at Pinguin Food...

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Unite slams Coca-Cola over pay & pensions talks

The UK’s biggest trade union has said it will ballot its 2,000 members working for Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) about possible strike action, after the beverages firm kept its workforce out of ongoing discussions over pay...

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Workers need a brew to function

Research has confirmed what many tea and coffee lovers have long suspected – a good brew can mean better and safer working practices. Researchers from the London School of Tropical Medicine carried out an experiment to...

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New targets set to protect vulnerable agency workers

New figures published 11 March reveal that since April the Employment Agency Standards inspectorate (EAS) has won back nearly £200,000 in unpaid wages for agency workers. This is treble the amount clawed back in the previous...

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