Sharing our successes

23 February 2012

A group of British Safety Council Sword and Globe of Honour winners recently came together to share their successes, ideas and advice. Chris Warburton reports.

The power of sound

23 February 2012

Paul Gordon looks at the problems of noise exposure and pollution and the impact it can have on people’s health.

Doubts over Dilnot

22 February 2012

Jef Smith reviews the still-uncertain prospects for a reform of social care funding.

Union challenge

22 February 2012

Independence, devo-max or the status quo? Scottish business must weigh up the pros and cons of the historic decisions ahead, writes Philip Smith

Contaminated land: will new guidance bring faster progress?

22 February 2012

Revised statutory guidance for implementation of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 has been laid before Parliament. But Defra’s proposed revisions to legislation governing contaminated land have raised concerns in some quarters. Rob Bell reports.

EC audit reformer up before the Lords

21 February 2012

A senior European Commission director faced a grilling by members of the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee over EC proposals to reform the way in which audits are carried out, and how audit firms are run.