Approval of manufactured goods post-Brexit

24 February 2021

A new UK regulatory regime is now in force for manufactured goods being placed on the market in Great Britain and previously covered by the EU’s CE marking (and similar markings such as, for example, the wheel marking for marine equipment).

NHS Confederation supports sector change for LGBTQ+ population

24 February 2021

As the nation celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month, leaders from across the healthcare system have made a series of recommendations to ensure service designers and commissioners develop workplaces that meet the needs of the LGBTQ+ population.

Manston airport cargo hub plans hit problems in court

24 February 2021

We reported last year that the Department for Transport (DfT) had granted permission for Manston Airport in Kent to be transformed into an international air freight hub and passenger airfield (see Manston Airport to become international freight hub).

Company car advisory fuel rates from 1 March 2021

24 February 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced new advisory fuel rates that can be used by employers paying employees a business mileage when driving an employer-provided car. These rates can also be used when charging employees for fuel provided for private miles and ordinary commuting.

MPs unhappy with free school meals food voucher scheme

24 February 2021

At the start of the first UK Covid lockdown, in March 2020, the Department for Education (DfE) set up a national food voucher scheme through its contractor Edenred so that families with children eligible for free school meals could continue to receive that support while schools were closed to most pupils.