Keeping safe in wet winter weather

17 January 2020

With winter well and truly here, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a reminder on the importance of keeping safe in winter weather and preventing slips and trips.

Report calls for change in fire services culture

17 January 2020

A new report has called for significant reforms across fire and rescue services in England, highlighting a “toxic, bullying culture” in some services and not enough diversity.

UK leads the world with new cyber security hub

17 January 2020

A new knowledge centre, the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK), has been launched by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to bring together knowledge from world leading experts on the fundamentals of cyber security. 

Call to bring care home contracts back in-house

17 January 2020

Britain and Ireland’s largest union is urging local authorities who have contracts with Sanctuary Care to bring them back in-house after a criminal investigation was launched into one of its care homes.

EU Exit 31 January 2020

17 January 2020

The UK will leave the EU at 11.00pm GMT on 31 January 2020. At this date, the UK will enter an implementation phase until at least 31 December 2020, during which we stay in the Customs Union and Single Market. This means that there are very few, if any, changes for international trade during this period.

New rail freight service for East Midlands Gateway

17 January 2020

Maritime Intermodal, a subdivision of Maritime Transport, has launched a new five-day-a-week rail freight service to SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway (EMG) providing a greener way for businesses to move their goods around the country.