Traders must prepare for a new border operating environment

10 August 2020

In a recent consultation on Operation Brock plans for 2021 (https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/enforcing-operation-brock-plans-in-2021/proposed-legislative-amendments-on-enforcing-operation-brock), the Department for Transport (DfT) gave considerable detail of plans for dealing with possible congestion in Kent at the end of the transition period.

Changes confirmed to 2021 assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels

10 August 2020

We reported in July that Ofqual had invited comments on proposals to modify the assessment requirements for some GCSEs, AS and A levels in response to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic (see “Proposed changes to the assessment of certain exams in 2021”).

Regulation strong driver for substitution

10 August 2020

A survey of industry associations and companies has indicated that regulatory restriction is their main reason for replacing hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives.

Do you know the 7 signs of heat stress?

10 August 2020

As temperatures continue to soar this week, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers and the public of the seven signs of heat stress.