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Yorkshire Hotel ‘Accident Waiting to Happen’

Former Owner Prosecuted A LANDLORD whose cheap Yorkshire hotel was a fire trap and an “accident waiting to happen” has appeared in court. Escape routes at the Waterfront Hotel in Selby were blocked or didn’t have proper normal or emergency lighting, fire alarms and fire fighting...

Fundraising for Great North Run and Birmingham Dogs Home

Well the time has come again to take part in the 5K Colour Run Birmingham and the 21K Great North Run 2015. Our Operations Director Stephen will be running them again while the Managing Director Paul has the harder job (joking) of raising as much money for a well deserved charity...

Hotel Owner Jailed over Fire Safety Breaches

Building ‘deficient in every aspect’ Source: Fire Industry Association The owner of a hotel in Paignton, Devon, was handed a jail sentence after admitting seven breaches of fire safety rules. Mr David Schofield was given a six month sentence, suspended for two years, at Essex...

Jailed – Shisha Bar Bosses in Landmark case

  Source: Fire Industry Association 6 men in the dock over ‘Flagrant Breach of Fire Safety Rules’ The bosses of a shisha bar in Manchester have been jailed for a number of offences in what has been described as ‘one of the most complex fire safety prosecutions...

Manchester Landlords fined a total of £9K for Fire Safety Breaches

Two Manchester landlords have been hit with fines after two flats under their ownership were deemed to be ‘death traps’. The properties, situated above an off licence, were inspected by officers from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS), officers from Greater...
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Two Landlords Reprimanded and Fined £2000 Each

Two Dartford landlords have been fined more than £2,000 each after they were found guilty of putting their tenants’ lives at risk. The rogue pair were summoned to appear before magistrates because of serious concerns over their three-storey property in Lowfield Street. They...

Hotel Owner faces Jail for putting Profit before Lives

The man responsible for running a city centre hotel in Southport, Merseyside, is facing jail after admitting to a number of fire safety breaches at the property. Mr Stewart Woods admitted to six breaches of the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005, and was accused by...

Restaurant Owner handed record fines for Safety Breaches

A former restaurant owner in Preston has been handed a £4700 fine, a suspended jail sentence and ordered to complete 200 hours of community service after a string of safety breaches. Mr Wen Qaing Cai, who owned the China House restaurant, pleaded guilty to four offences, after a...

Landlord Handed £11,000 Fine for Fire Safety Breaches

A landlord has been handed an £11,000 fine and ordered to pay over £1000 in costs after being found to have put tenants’ lives at risk. Mr Javeed Hossain was found guilty at Uxbridge Magistrates Court of having failed to obtain an appropriate  house of multiple occupation...
Great North Run 2014

Great North Run 2014

Great North Run 2014 The Great North Run 2014 in September our Director’s Paul Hughes and Stephen Bennett raised money for the Diabetes UK Charity by taking part in the run. Operations Director Stephen ran 13 miles and achieved a time of 2hrs 8 mins, with 2013, the year...