Altrincham lies in Greater Manchester, England and is well known locally as a commuters town due to it’s many travel links. The town was originally a market town which dates back to prehistoric times with two practical pristine statues dated to this time that still stand in the town today. Altrincham has one of the highest rates of employment in the North West with a huge majority of the working age population in employment and only a tiny percentage unemployed.
Altrincham was once one of the leaders in the world in the cotton mill industry exporting more cotton and having more mill workers than a lot of towns put together in the United Kingdown though the last mill was closed early in the 21st Century the generations of residents there today all have tales to tell of grandparents or great grandparents who worked in the mills and their legacy.
The main industries for employment in Altrincham today are:
- Property and business services (18.4%)
- Retail and wholesale (16%)
- Manufacturing (12.1%)
- Health and social work (10.7%)
- Education (8.3%)
- Transport (8.3%)
- Construction (5.7%)
- Agriculture (5%)
- Mining (2%)
Altrincham’s employment rate is high and always has been. Injury solicitors in Altrincham have dealt with thousands of compensation claims relating to accidents and injuries in the work place. Work accidents may mean things such as slips or falls resulting in back injuries or twisted ankles, where the damage is immediately obvious. It may also relate to longer-term damage, such as deafness, asbestos poisoning, tendonitis or vibration white finger.
By law, employers across the UK must take full responsibility for the health and safety of all of their employees. There are numerous laws and regulations in place to make sure that they do this. However, sometimes this is not done, whether out of laziness, to cut corners or to save money and when this results in an injury, employees have a legal right to make a claim for industrial injury compensation.
For more than a decade our injury solicitors in Altrincham have used their extensive knowledge to help thousands of people who’ve suffered industrial injuries, accidents or diseases make successful compensation claims.
Our injury lawyers work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis, so you can be certain that they will have only your best interests at heart.
Call one of our trained advisors for some no-obligation advice on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile 0333 500 0993. In the unlikely even we won’t be able to answer immediately, we will get back to you as soon as we can. Why not get in touch today?
Date Published: 25th November 2013
Author: Emma Matthews