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Landlord fined for safety failings

A UK landlord has been hit with a £15,000 fine after being found guilty of safety and welfare offences.

Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that the landlord had repeatedly failed to carry out upgrade works relating to fire safety, heating and kitchen facilities at a large bedsit property, which he was operating as a house in multiple occupation (HMO).

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Unsafe iPhone parts lead to fine

 

A businessman who sold dangerous electrical iPhone parts has been ordered to pay a total of £12,500, after a joint prosecution by Ealing and Kensington and Chelsea Councils.

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Product recalls being ignored

 

More than 4 million household appliances have been recalled by manufacturers in the past four years with faults that include a risk of fire or electric shock, and yet the majority may still be in UK homes.

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Trading Standards Issues Fake Charger Warning

 

Trading Standards officers have issued a warning about the dangers caused by fake chargers for mobile phones, tablets and electronic cigarettes and the associated risks of fire hazard and electric shock.

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