A family-run building firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a decorator sustained serious injuries when he fell through a substandard guard rail at a housing development.
Marks and Spencer and three of its contractors have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for putting members of the public, staff and construction workers at risk of exposure to asbestos during the refurbishment of two stores in Bournemouth and Reading.
London Euston has been named as one of ten locations across the UK that will trial a single compliance process for enquiries across a range of different taxes, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.
A businessman who ran a recruitment company into the ground, racked up over £750,000 in debt and kept incomplete financial records was sentenced to nine months in prison at Reading Crown Court. He was also banned from running a company for five years.
David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.