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Retail sector calls on government to act on violence and abuse

A group of businesses and trade bodies representing the retail sector have written to the Home Secretary and other government ministers, calling for more to be done to tackle widespread violence and abuse against shopworkers. The letter, signed by retailers and groups including the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), British …

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Which domestic appliances are most likely to catch fire?

In the wake of last month’s Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, charity Electrical Safety First (ESF) has called for regular electrical checks in tower blocks – and launched a microsite to advise consumers on white goods safety. According to Home Office statistics, last year 1,873 fires in England were caused …

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