Unfair trade body to reconsider its first proposal

8 September 2021

We reported in August 2021 that the UK’s new Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) had issued its first recommendation to counter unfair import practices (see Government backs new trade body’s anti-dumping measures).

No end to fossil fuelled trucks without clear roadmap

7 September 2021

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has called on the Government to work with industry to develop a plan that facilitates the transition to zero emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), before it commits to an end-of-sale date for conventionally fuelled trucks.

Threat of cement shortages later this year

7 September 2021

According to trade union Unite, the construction industry will face severe cement shortages this autumn if lorry drivers employed by Hanson, on the Castle Cement contract, vote for strike action in a dispute over pay.

The virus remains a hazard

7 September 2021

With children returning to school in much of England and people once again attending sports and music events in their thousands, many experts are predicting a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Call for evidence on substance endpoints

7 September 2021

The Health and Safety Executive has issued calls for test data on endpoints related to three substances to avoid unnecessary testing on animals under UK REACH.