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.

The future UK-EU relationship

20 February 2020

The UK ceased to be a Member State of the EU on 31 January 2020 and is now in a transition period that will end on 31st December 2020. The UK and EU can jointly agree to an extension before 1 July 2020 to extend the transition period for up to one or two years’ but the UK Government has made it clear that it will not seek an extension. The two parties must therefore negotiate a future relationship by the end of 2020, building on the framework set out in the Political Declaration.

Every little helps

19 February 2020

The world is facing a variety of environmental challenges during this decade, says Iris Cepero.

Fedex fined £533k for reversing forklift injury

19 February 2020

Courier firm Fedex has been fined after its failure to segregate workplace transport and pedestrians at its business park in Staffordshire ended in serious injuries to one of its employees.

Pool cover manufacturer fined

19 February 2020

A manufacturer of swimming pool covers has been fined after a worker suffered a degloving injury.

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.

9 Top fire safety tips for care homes

18 February 2020

Having effective fire safety arrangements in place is a vital element in the running of any residential care home where elderly or dependent residents are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of fire.