French bosses jailed over worker suicides

13 January 2020

Three former bosses of a privatised French telecoms giant have been jailed following a company restructuring policy which was linked to the suicides of some 19 workers in the 2000s.

Poison Centres — Annex VIII amendment published

13 January 2020

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/11 amending Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures as regards information relating to emergency health response, has been published.

M20 Operation Brock barrier to be removed

13 January 2020

Details of work to remove the steel barrier on the M20 in Kent, installed last year as part of Operation Brock (see Kent roads are Brexit-ready), have been confirmed by Highways England.

Oxford Zero Emission Zone upsets hauliers

13 January 2020

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year.

Stena set to improve UK Ireland ferry freight services

13 January 2020

The first of five next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels to be completed at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China, the Stena Estrid has started service this month (January 2020) on the Holyhead to Dublin route.

Slow growth poses risk to jobs in 2020

13 January 2020

This year is set to see real pay finally surpass its 2008 peak, but employment is at risk of falling from the record level it enjoyed throughout 2019, according to the latest Earnings Outlook published by independent think tank the Resolution Foundation.