Have your say on precautionary allergen labelling

8 December 2021

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a consultation on the provision of precautionary allergen labelling and precautionary allergen information, such as “may contain” on many types of food sold in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales.

Majority of HR managers support flexible working

8 December 2021

Half (49%) of the HR managers polled by the TUC have said that greater flexible working could work for their business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, building on the 21% who say that their business already enabled significant flexible working before the pandemic.

Minister claims that billions are available for exporters

8 December 2021

In a speech to the UK Trade and Export Finance Forum, Exports Minister, Mike Freer, said that British businesses must harness the opportunities created by the trade deals the UK has signed with 70 countries plus the EU.

Government makes commitments on training and skills for care staff

7 December 2021

As part of plans in the new White Paper for Adult Social Care, the Government has set out its plans to invest in improving the training, qualifications and recognition of the social care workforce, including new training routes into social work.

Traders’ timetable for importing requirements

7 December 2021

From 1 January 2022, businesses importing products of animal origin, animal by-products and high-risk foods not of animal origin (HRFNAO) must pre-notify consignments at least four hours in advance of arriving into Great Britain.

Government finalises firearms process guidance for GPs

7 December 2021

The Home Office has finalised new guidance confirming that police officers, and not GPs, will be legally liable for judging whether someone is able to possess a firearm and for checking medical records of applicants.