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Health and Safety Executive

BUILDING CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER FAMILY EXPOSED TO CARBON MONOXIDE DANGER

02 September 2013 12:08

SCO/026/13

Morris and Spottiswood Ltd, a Glasgow based building contractor has been fined for a catalogue of failings that left a family exposed to potentially fatal carbon monoxide fumes.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Smuggled fuel lorry seized in Dumbarton

29 August 2013 15:38

A lorry carrying around 26,000 litres of fuel, suspected of having been smuggled into Scotland from Poland, has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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HM Revenue & Customs

Alcohol taskforce targets illegal sales in Scotland

28 August 2013 15:46

Almost 35,000 litres of illicit beer, wine and spirits have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as alcohol taskforce officers continue to target illegal sales across Scotland.

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Health and Safety Executive

COUNCIL FINED AFTER TWO WORKERS SUFFERED ELECTRICAL BURNS

28 August 2013 13:31

South Lanarkshire Council has been fined after two workers suffered flash burns when they struck an electrical cable while digging a ditch.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Burnley named most enterprising place in Britain

27 August 2013 11:00

Burnley is celebrating after being named the most enterprising place in Britain. The Lancashire town received the accolade for its ongoing commitment to support small and medium sized businesses and for successfully reframing perceptions of Burnley.

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Health and Safety Executive

FIRM FINED AFTER WORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ROOF FALL

19 August 2013 14:00

SCO/024/13

A Motherwell firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he fell more than four metres from the flat roof of a single storey extension being built at Ardrossan.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Taskforce tackles tax fraud in Scottish fishing industry

12 August 2013 15:08

A team of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers tackling tax and benefit fraud targeted towns in the North East of Scotland in the last week including Peterhead, Fraserburgh and Mintlaw.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

New powers to protect vulnerable and elderly consumers against rogue traders

06 August 2013 00:01

Victims bullied or misled into buying goods and services are set to be given new rights to get their money back from rogue traders whose unfair practices cost them billions.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Consultation to encourage local areas to identify key economic priorities

31 July 2013 14:00

The government is calling on Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England and local authorities in Scotland and Wales to identify their economic priorities in disadvantaged local areas.

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