Training of dangerous goods tanker drivers

11 April 2012

Roy Boneham, Principal Consultant for the New Alchemy Training and Consultancy Organisation, looks at the legal implications of hiring drivers to cover for striking tanker drivers.

Air quality databases

11 April 2012

Paul Landau highlights the sources of both data and information on air-pollution measurements — both nationally and internationally — and summarises a selection of the main databases available.

A closer look at Achievement for All (AfA)

10 April 2012

The stakes are getting higher for ensuring that our SEN pupils make the expected progress. The Achievement for All programme is being rolled out to schools as a possible solution. Suzanne O’Connell summarises its main features and considers its value.

Can EIS bridge a funding gap?

10 April 2012

Investment from friends and family has always been the lifeblood of small business but entrepreneurs should be raising funds through the Enterprise Investment Scheme

A year in the life of iXBRL

10 April 2012

Changing to online filing for corporate tax has been a tagging drama for some firms, battling with high failure rates and accuracy issues

The ins and outs of section 1030A

10 April 2012

With ESC C16’s demise, owners may now have to liquidate their companies to get beneficial ‘capital gains’ treatment after ceasing trading, says Peter Rayney

Registering primary care medical services under the Health and Social Care Act 2008

6 April 2012

Under new regulations introduced by the Government in 2010 and implemented by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), all primary care service providers that carry out “regulated” activities under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 must be registered with the CQC from April 2013. To enable this the CQC has introduced transitional registration arrangements that will start to operate later this year. Details of the transitional arrangements have now been announced by the CQC and all primary care providers should read the guidance carefully so they are fully prepared when their turn comes to register. Martin Hodgson looks in depth at providers' obligations.