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New project to investigate bullying in charities

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) has teamed up with the Centre for Mental Health to investigate bullying in the third sector. Read More

Corby Borough Council signs construction workers charter

Corby Borough Council has signed up to the Unite Construction Charter, which aims to improve health and safety standards on local building projects. Read More

Carillion: Unite calls for criminal investigation into collapse

The trade union Unite has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of failed construction giant Carillion. Read More

Crawley Council backs building site safety charter

Craley Borough Council is to back the Unite Construction Charter to help improve health and safety standards on local authority-run building projects. Read More

Businesses urged to tackle work-related lung cancer

Two leading organisations have joined forces to call on businesses to reduce the terrible toll of work-related lung cancer. Read More

Unite calls for urgent action on agricultural safety

Unite has called on the Government to take urgent action to improve safety in farming. The trade union released new Read More

Safety upgrade work starts on Leeds student block

Work has started to remove external cladding from the Sky Plaza student block in Leeds, which was closed last year in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Read More

Forty years of the union safety representative

For forty years union health and safety reps have been working to make our workplaces safer. Lauren Applebey reports. Read More

£1m back-pay for short-changed Sports Direct workers

Thousands of workers at Sports Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire are set to receive back-pay totalling an estimated £1 million Read More

Sports Direct treats workers “as commodities rather than human beings”

A report by the Business, Innovation and Skills committee has accused Sports Direct, one of Europe’s biggest retailers, of not Read More



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