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Marie Ashby presents stories from around the region.

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Mon 5 Oct 2015 19:30

Sports Direct

Sports Direct

Ambulances were called out to the headquarters of one of Europe's largest sports retailers 76 times in two years, a BBC Inside Out investigation has discovered.

Many of the calls, for workers at Sports Direct's complex at Shirebrook, in Derbyshire, were for "life-threatening" illnesses.

Former workers said some staff were "too scared" to take sick leave because they feared losing their jobs.

Sports Direct said it aimed to provide safe working conditions for all.

Read the full news story on the BBC News website


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  • Mon 5 Oct 2015 19:30