Anti-dumping measures in force against Ukraine to be reviewed

30 June 2022

The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has launched a transition review into anti-dumping measures on Hot Rolled Flat and Coiled (HRFC) Steel from Russia, Ukraine, Brazil and Iran. It has also opened a transition review into anti-subsidy measures on imports of Stainless Steel bars and rods from India.

Measures in the Building Safety Act 2022 come into force

30 June 2022

According to the Levelling Up Secretary, Michael Gove, many leaseholders will for the first time be legally protected from unfair bills to make their homes safe as measures in the Building Safety Act 2022 came into force on 28 June.

HGV levy could be based on green performance

30 June 2022

The HGV levy was introduced in 2014 so that heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) over 12 tonnes, whether registered in the UK or in other countries, had to pay when using or being kept on UK roads.

Preliminary plans for Autumn Covid-19 boosters announced

29 June 2022

New NHS England (NHSE) guidance has set out further details on the upcoming autumn Covid-19 booster programme, following the publication of interim advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) for the autumn, and how it intends to develop a future vaccination and immunisation strategy.

Government launches Help to Build scheme

29 June 2022

A scheme to boost the self and custom-build sector, supporting SME builders and creating new jobs, has been launched by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

Welcome for UK-Gulf States trade talks

29 June 2022

We reported last week that the Government is looking to revise the UK’s current trading arrangements with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (see Trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council).