Road Derogations

21 February 2020

Road Derogations made available by the DfT for those transporting dangerous goods in the UK are discussed by Caroline Raine focusing on 2, 4, 11, 12, 13 and 15.

Bank holidays, leap years and their impact on employment

19 February 2020

This year contains a number of interesting dates that may have varying impacts on entitlements to pay and annual leave. With this in mind, Ben McCarthy, lead employment law writer and researcher at Croner-i, outlines what employers should bear in mind.

Legislation and the Brexit transition period

31 January 2020

What happens to all the Brexit legislation produced by the Government now we have officially left the EU? Has all the amending legislation on EU Exit come into force? Paul Clarke clarifies what happens to UK legislation during the Implementation Period.

Trading with the EU after Brexit

30 January 2020

Within the EU most goods may move freely between and through countries without any formalities and for that reason are known as “despatches” rather than imports or exports. As of 2300 GMT on 31 January 2020 the UK is no longer a member of the EU but for an Implementation Period (IP) extending until 31 December 2020 all pre-existing arrangements, including those relating to the customs union and single market, will continue to apply so there will be no immediate change. However, if new arrangements are not agreed before 31 December 2020 and the IP is not extended then such freedom of movement will no longer apply and some formalities will be necessary at the interface between the UK and the EU.

Marking and labelling of packages: modal differences

24 January 2020

This article looks at the differences in marking and labelling of packages for transport across the modes and identifies the key differences. The article will not cover Class 1, 2, 6.2 or 7 provisions.

Record-keeping requirements

16 January 2020

This feature article outlines and discusses some of the general record-keeping requirements found in the REACH, CLP and transport of dangerous goods legislation.

The Law on using Mobile Phones

6 January 2020

Vikki Woodfine, Partner at DWF Law LLP, examines the use of mobile phones while driving a coach, minibus or HGV, and looks at the double punishment imposed on professional drivers.

Five things employers should be aware of in 2020

2 January 2020

This new year is set to be a very busy one for employment law and employers need to be ready for this. As we welcome in 2020, Ben McCarthy, employment law writer at Croner-i, examines some of the key upcoming changes.