A dispute between neighbours in Lundin Links in Fife over the height of a hedge has taken a new twist after the owners of the hedge turned it into a row of trees rather than scale back its height, reports the Daily Mail.
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.
A draft law to improve and broaden the use of a simplified procedure for low-value cross-border claims to recover money from abroad has been informally agreed by MEPs and the Latvian Presidency of the European Council.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has developed a training programme, which provides business leaders with the knowledge they require to appropriately mange health and safety within their respective enterprises.
Crucially, the training package is specifically designed for business leader who have limited spare time on their hands.