Category: In The News

WA Management blog posts relating to an overview of weekly news stories.

Week Commencing 24/01/2022 – In The News

Wolves fire: Blaze causes ‘significant damage’ to Molineux A fire broke out at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux stadium in the early hours, damaging part of the ground, the football club has said. Smoke could be seen coming from the stadium as 20 firefighters attended at about 01:55 GMT. It started in the Sir Jack Hayward Suite […]

Week Commencing 17/01/2022 – In The News

Thirty employees diagnosed with HAVS A glass and glazing company which installs and repairs glass windscreens and side windows to buses, coaches, motor homes and trains, has been fined for failing to adequately control the risk to its employees from using vibrating tools. Reading Magistrates’ Court heard how employees of PSV Glass and Glazing Limited […]

Week Commencing 10/01/2022 – In The News

Worker calls ‘bailiffs’ on Jaguar Land Rover after firm fails to pay £250,000 award A man has called the ‘bailiffs’ on Jaguar Land Rover after the multi-billion-pound car company allegedly failed to pay his £250,000 employment tribunal award. Brian Fox was a life-long employee of JLR, having secured a job there aged just 16 years old. […]

Week Commencing 03/01/2022 – In The News

FA, Premier League, EFL & PFA announces joint brain health initiative The FA, Premier League, EFL and Professional Footballers Association (PFA) have announced a new joint action plan on understanding, promoting, and protecting brain health. The plan focuses on research, education, awareness, and support for players. It will bring together all workstreams and resources to manage […]

Week Commencing 20/12/2021 – In The News

Top ten tips for lone working over the festive period As the countdown to Christmas begins it’s important to remember the added risks this time of year can bring. It’s always imperative to look after your lone workers, and to consider your personal safety when working alone –  but even more so when a situation […]

Week Commencing 13/12/2021 – In The News

Bank warning: HSBC alerts customers to convincing email fraud – ‘Real or scam?’ HSBC is warning its customers of the dangers posed by the latest example of convincing email fraud. Referred to as phishing, fraudsters target innocent members of the public by posing as respected organisations, such as banks, to convince them to part with […]

Week Commencing 06/12/2021 – In The News

Asbestos exposure from 20 years ago killed IT worker As a young man working in IT, Jason Williams had no idea his job might endanger his life. But 20 years later, by then a father of two teenagers, he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure. He died six months […]

Week Commencing 29/11/2021 – In The News

The Duke of Cambridge launches new mental health initiative for emergency responders Prince William has given a speech to 200 front line workers at The Royal Foundation’s Emergency Services Mental Health Symposium, hosted on Thursday 25 November, opening up about his time in the emergency services, and highlighting the growing need to prioritise the mental […]

Week Commencing 22/11/2021 – In The News

Contractor and security company fined after security guard dies of hypothermia at windfarm Two companies have been fined following an incident where a security guard died after being found lying face down and hypothermic, in deep snow, at a remote hillside in Ayrshire. Ronald Alexander died in hospital after being “exposed to extreme weather conditions” […]

Week Commencing 15/11/2021 – In The News

Road Safety Week 2021: Lives saved on roads in lockdown should inspire more action Reductions in the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads – due to lockdown restrictions last year – are to be welcomed but should also inspire more action to make roads safer. The call comes from road safety […]