Funding announced for new GP weight management DES

22 June 2021

NHS England has announced £20 million for a new GP weight management directed enhanced service (DES), which will encourage GPs to develop a “supportive environment” to engage with obese patients about their weight.

Good news from the EU on data protection

22 June 2021

As long ago as 2019, the UK Government confirmed that, following the decision to leave the EU, it was introducing the “UK GDPR” which is essentially the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) with necessary changes such as introducing references to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in place of the European Commission.

Government agrees deal in US tariff dispute

22 June 2021

Describing it as a major win for industries such as Scotch whisky, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has reached agreement with the United States in the long-running Airbus-Boeing dispute.

Government urged to approve B-Double road trials

22 June 2021

The owner of Denby Transport Ltd, based in Lincoln, has written to the Under-Secretary of State in the Department for Transport (DfT), Baroness Vere, asking for clearance to conduct road trials of the Eco-Link combination trailers.