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The Wales Quality Centre provides Business Improvement and Skills Development Training and Support.
The Centre is a not-for-profit organisation and works across public, private and third sectors.

Our national campaign is the Journey to Excellence Improvement Programme, which showcases the successes and best practices of organisations in Wales.


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The annual report by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) includes statistics for work-related ill health, workplace injuries, working days lost, enforcement action taken, and the associated costs to Great Britain.

The statistics, compiled from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and other sources, illustrate that in Great Britain in the 2018/2019 period there were;

  • 147 fatal injuries at work
  • 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
  • 364 cases were prosecuted and resulted in a conviction; fines from convictions totalled £54.5 million
  • 28.2 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury

The estimated economic cost to Great Britain totalled £15 billion in 2017/2018.

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It is a very sad day today Schaeffler Llanelli closes it’s doors for the last time.

WQC would like to pay tribute to Schaeffler for their support and engagement through the years, and wish employees all the best in their future endeavours.

brexit business training

GOV.UK has an online checker tool to help businesses prepare for the UK leaving the EU. Businesses can use the Checker Tool to find out:

  • What their business may need to do to prepare for the UK leaving the EU
  • What’s changing in their sector
  • Information on specific rules and regulations

In addition, there is tailor made information by sector available. This can be found by clicking below:

Non-Metal Manufacturing 

Professional & Business Services

Automotive

Building Resilience ico TRAINING

 

WQC are pleased to confirm Newport Wafer Fab have successfully completed another 6 Sigma Green Belt programme. Denise Phillips Chief Executive WQC said ‘It is always inspirational to see the application of our 6 Sigma training at Newport Wafer Fab, and to see first-hand the amount of efficiency savings realised by the end of  each programme’. Congratulations to everyone for a job well done.

 

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Other Headlines

 

Building firm fined £900,000 after fatal wall collapse – 14th March 2019

 

Company fined £1.4m after worker suffers serious crush injuries – 29th March 2019

 

Priory Healthcare fined £300,000 following death of 14-year-old patient – 17th April 2019

 

Council prosecuted after wall collapses onto child fined of £133,333 and ordered to pay costs of £21,419.55 – 14th August 2016

 

 

 


 

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Is your organisation “Recognised for Excellence?” Start your Journey to Excellence in 2019 to find out more contact us on 01656 652063 or email info@walesqualitycentre.org.uk

 

Read about our Excellence Champions here The Winners

 


 


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