Tuffnells Parcels Express, part of Connect Group, has been fined £1.5m after a driver died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle. Dudley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22 January 2016, a Tuffnells Parcels Express employee was fatally injured while attempting to attach a trailer to his vehicle. The trailer was parked upon a slight slope, which was enough to allow it to roll forward trapping him. An HSE investigation into the incident found safety management arrangements […]
Lloyd Dunn has been appointed CEO of DX Group, which has secured £24m from investors to get the business back on track.
A council has been fined £40,000 after a subcontractor suffered severe crush injuries when a tar tipper lorry reversed into a paver machine he was driving while carrying out road repairs. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that the 20-year-old was one of two subcontractors working for Hamilton Tarmac alongside men from Dumfries and Galloway Council to undertake repairs on a road between the villages of Rhonehouse and Tongland in April 2010. The injured worker was driving the paver forwards along the […]
Increased volumes at Tuffnells Parcels Express and Pass My Parcel failed to offset falling newspaper and magazine sales in a recent trading update from Connect Group, which saw its turnover take a hit.