Covid-19 vaccination programme and changes to CQC registration

1 December 2020

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has updated its guidance for primary care providers to clarify where delivering services to support the Covid-19 vaccination programme, some in a different way to their usual winter vaccination delivery model, requires a change in registration.

Dangers of working at height — new figures

1 December 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers to be mindful of the dangers of working at height, based on the latest available figures recently released by the watchdog.

New appointments highlight UK’s independent trade agenda

1 December 2020

Oliver Griffiths will lead the new independent UK body to protect UK industries from unfair trade practices, the Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced, and Amanda Brooks will take over as the UK’s lead negotiator on the proposed trade deal with the United States.

Decarbonising UK trucks

1 December 2020

With the Government having recently announced fresh moves in its drive for net zero by 2050, the transport sector will need to be aware that it is responsible for around a third of all UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with trucks and vans accounting for a third of that impact.