Ensuring fairness in summer 2022 exams

4 October 2021

While students will sit GCSE, A and AS level exams next year, the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual have confirmed that there will be adaptations to recognise the disruption to their education.

Scotland consults on becoming a Fair Work nation

4 October 2021

The Scottish Government has launched a public consultation into proposals that, by 2025, people in Scotland will have a world leading working life where Fair Work drives wellbeing and prosperity for individuals, businesses and society.

UK’s list of POPs and rules updated

4 October 2021

The Environment Agency has updated its list of substances classified as persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and updated its guidance document on the rules around using POPs in light of the UK’s changed relationship with the EU.

Pay gap break comes to an end

1 October 2021

Companies with 250 or more employees are being reminded that that they are required to report their gender pay gap by Tuesday 5 October.

Rules for using UKAS logo and accreditation symbols

1 October 2021

Conditions for the use of the UKAS (the UK national accreditation body) logo and accreditation symbols have been published by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).