Get to grips with retained EU safety legislation — Part one

18 November 2021

A great deal of the product safety and regulatory law on which UK companies have relied for the last 40 years came from the European Union and much of this body of legislation became “retained EU law” once the UK’s exit from the Union was complete.

CLP Annex VI correction published

18 November 2021

The European Commission has published a regulation correcting the Classification, Labelling and Packaging regulations (CLP).

PHMSA publish lithium battery guide

18 November 2021

The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published a new lithium battery guide.

Quarter of firms trading with Europe considering move to the EU

17 November 2021

Before this week’s episode of Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 titled Did Brexit work for business?, the Institute of Directors (IoD) was asked to carry out a poll about firms’ experiences of trading with the EU since the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) came into force in January.

A quarter of employers expect increase in hard-to-fill vacancies

17 November 2021

The latest Labour Market Outlook (LMO), produced by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), reveals that 47% of employers' have vacancies that are hard to fill, while 27% expect the number of such vacancies to increase in the next six months.

Food charity criticises school dinners

17 November 2021

Bite Back 2030, a charity founded by chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver, has issued a report aiming to give students’ views on the standard of school meals.