Consumers who buy digital products, such as music downloads or ebooks, now have new legal rights when these products are faulty.
Last year (2014/15), the Scottish Health Service had a 0.05% complaint rate, according to Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland – published at the end of September 2015.
Specifically, taking all hospital visits (including A&E visits) together with all GP, outpatient, dental and ophthalmic appointments into consideration, a total of 22,417 complaints were made by patients across Scotland.
There has been a 10.3% annual increase in the number of houses sold in East Central Scotland between June and August 2015, according to a recent report by ESPC. At the same time there has been 1.0% fall in the average selling price compared to the same period last year.
Recent data from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) confirms that the mesothelioma death rate across England is increasing.
The new research shows that in England, the average mesothelioma death date currently sits at 4.5 deaths for every 100,000 people. Between 2008-2012, the rate was 2.6, which indicates a significant rise since that period.
There was a 4.1% increase in the number of houses sold across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife between May and July 2015, compared to the same period last year.
A Glasgow scaffolding firm has appeared in Hamilton Sheriff Court in relation to the death of a worker, who fell nearly six metres from scaffolding to the ground.
With approximately 1.2 million workers in the United Kingdom thought to be suffering from a work-related illness in 2013-14, it’s perhaps no surprise that occupational health will be the main focus when the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) holds its 40th annual National Safety Symposium (NSS) later this year.
Working alongside with, health and social care, education as well as environmental and waste management groups, IOSH have put together an excellent programme of speakers.