Spending Review can give confidence to construction

4 December 2020

Reacting to the recent Spending Review, presented to Parliament by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has said that can give confidence to companies across the construction sector despite the difficult economic outlook.

Government consults on night flight policy and noise

4 December 2020

The Department for Transport (DfT) is seeking public comments on its future night flight policy with specific regard to night flight restrictions at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports.

Helping care and health employers share effective references

4 December 2020

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is collaborating with a number of safeguarding partners to hold a consultation about safer recruitment practices, references and conduct information within the social care and health sector.

Women more likely to apply for flexible senior roles

4 December 2020

Employers that embrace the flexible working revolution after the Covid-19 pandemic could boost applications from women for top jobs by as much as 20%, a Government-backed study by Zurich insurance suggests.

Are clean air zones a case of “right policy, wrong approach”?

4 December 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics has published a report on clean air zones (CAZs) in which it supports the Government’s policy aims with regard to cleaner air but warns that they must be approached in a coherent manner.