Talks between the UK and Italy could boost exports

22 October 2021

International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has announced the start of discussions on a new export and investment partnership between the UK and Italy aimed at boosting trade between the two countries.

New hybrid ways of working face new cyber threats

22 October 2021

Marking Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the British Standards Institution (BSI) has stressed the importance of having secure IT systems and effective cybersecurity practices in place for organisations developing hybrid working procedures.

Plan B is not yet needed and “there is no Plan C”

21 October 2021

In September, we gave details of the Government’s preparations for dealing with possible increases in rates of infection from the coronavirus as the winter months approach (see Winter plan for managing Covid and Government prepares for Plan B).

First GB-designed 7.5-tonne electric truck on its way

21 October 2021

Tevva has unveiled a new 7.5-tonne electric truck with a 160-mile battery electric range or up to 310 miles using its range extender technology which has now been upgraded to use hydrogen fuel cells.

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus

21 October 2021

Last month, Bristol Airport announced an ambitious plan to become Net Zero by the year 2030. In line with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions, Bristol airport has decided to trial an electric airside bus.

Possible changes to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

21 October 2021

The Home Office has published a summary of the responses to the consultation, launched back in 2019 by the then Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), on proposals for what it described as a radically new building and fire safety system in England.