Wales: Quick Facts

Monday, November 30, 2020

Since the establishment of the National Assembly of Wales in 1998, many legislative functions have been progressively devolved to the Assembly and the Welsh Government, including areas concerned with local transport. Legislation

Control of Emissions of Smoke, Dust and Grit: Quick Facts

Friday, November 27, 2020

Combustion plants and small industrial boilers that are beneath the thresholds for inclusion under the Pollution Prevention and Control regimes, or Environmental Permitting Programme, are regulated under provisions of the Clean Air Act 1993 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for:

Control of Emissions of Smoke, Dust and Grit: In-depth

Friday, November 27, 2020

Even if combustion plants, such as furnaces and boilers, are too small to fall under the requirements of the Environmental Permitting Programme (EPP) in England and Wales and the Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) regimes in Scotland and Northern Ireland, there are still controls of emissions of smoke through provisions of the Clean Air Act 1993 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Health and Safety Training: Methods: In-depth

Friday, November 27, 2020

Training is an essential element of any safety management system. Training can improve competence, and alter behaviour and attitudes. It is more than just imparting information. However, before embarking on a training programme thought should be given to what training can achieve — and its limitations.

Employee Factsheet: Documents to be Carried on International Operations

Friday, November 27, 2020

Drivers should ensure that they have the following documents (as applicable) in the vehicle before departing on an international journey. These requirements apply at least until the end of 2020. For operations taking place after that, see the Factsheet: Operating in the EU after Brexit.

National Minimum and Living Wage: In-depth

Friday, November 27, 2020

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is set by the Government and is subject to periodical revisions. The rates are now generally updated from 1 April each year. There are four levels of the NMW for workers in different age groups plus a further rate applicable to some apprentices. The highest of these rates is also known as the National Living Wage. The rates all apply to gross pay.

National Minimum and Living Wage: Quick Facts

Friday, November 27, 2020

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) applies to most workers over the age of 16, but not to people who are genuinely self-employed. Categories of Worker and Exemptions