Ipswich Poundland fined £565,000 over asbestos plan failings

Ipswich Poundland fined £565,000 over asbestos plan failings

Ipswich Poundland fined £565,000 over asbestos plan failings - Published Retailer Poundland has been fined £565,000 for a series of asbestos management failures. Ipswich Borough Council prosecuted the retailer after finding failures at its store in Carr Street in Ipswich between 2011 and 2018. Poundland admitted health and safety offences and was also ordered to pay £75,000 in costs to the council during a hearing at Ipswich Crown Court. The retailer apologised for not having plans in place at the …