IATA backs European Digital Covid Certificate as global standard

6 September 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital Covid Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global standard for digital vaccine certificates.

Zero Waste Week 2021

6 September 2021

It’s Zero Waste Week, the time when we are all encouraged to step up as Zero Waste Heroes. This award-winning annual campaign encourages householders, businesses, and community groups to increase recycling, reduce non-recyclable landfill waste and participate in the circular economy, in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. For local authorities in particular, this is an ideal opportunity to spread the word about reducing waste and living more sustainably.

Replacing GB with UK plates when driving abroad

6 September 2021

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Department for Transport (DfT) have updated their guidance on what UK bus, coach and HGV operators need to do to conduct haulage or provide services and trips into Europe and other countries.

UK appoints Trade Commissioners for Europe and Asia

6 September 2021

As part of a co-ordinated Government effort overseas to promote UK trade, the Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced the appointment of two new HM Trade Commissioners (HMTCs).

Registering haulage journeys in the EU - from 2022

3 September 2021

The Government has issued guidance to operators on the types of journeys they will need to register online if they transport goods within the European Economic Area (EEA), using a car and trailer, van or heavy goods vehicle (HGV) next year.

RoRo freight guidance for hauliers

3 September 2021

Guidance for hauliers and commercial drivers moving accompanied (self-drive) RoRo freight and unaccompanied RoRo freight between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the EU has been published by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Parents struggle to balance work and childcare

3 September 2021

Difficulty accessing early years provision has left more than a quarter of families with under-fives struggling to balance work and childcare, according to a new survey by the Early Years Alliance.