Using REX to import goods to the UK from Vietnam

13 October 2021

We import our goods from Vietnam using an agent in the UK. The supplier in Vietnam has always supplied us with a Certificate of Origin. As REX is an EU registration system, what are the implications of using the REX system to simplify the import procedure following Brexit?

Portable drills for outside work

12 October 2021

Our maintenance staff members are required to use portable electric drills outdoors to carry out certain tasks. Do these drills have to be of any specific type and design for outdoors work?

Setting health and safety objectives

12 October 2021

My organisation follows HSG65 to assist in managing health and safety. I have noted that this document does not require us to set any objectives as part of ongoing performance improvement. Should we be setting objectives and if so how do we identify the objectives to set?

Combined sewer overflow

11 October 2021

Why are water companies still allowed to discharge untreated sewage into our rivers and coastal waters?

UK list of grandfathered substances and DUIN

11 October 2021

I noticed that the UK list of grandfathered substances has been published. If one of my substances is on the list does that mean I do not need to submit a downstream user Import notification (DUIN).