Health & Safety – Company fined following fall through roof

McKeown Groundworks Limited, based in Stranraer, plead guilty to breaching Regulation 4 of the Work at Height Regulations 2015 following an accident on one of their jobs. The case was heard by Sheriff Kenneth Robb in Stranraer Sheriff Court who…

Tribunal Tale – Whistleblowing

Employer’s belief that whistleblower’s disclosure was not protected was irrelevant Employment law has given protection to ‘whistleblowers’ since 1999. Essentially, a worker or employee reporting the wrongdoing of the organisation that they work for is protected from being treated badly…