Omicron restrictions must not put supply chains at risk

7 January 2022

International transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport have come together to warn world leaders that their “knee-jerk reactions” to the Omicron variant are putting the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse.

Withdrawal of authorisations of veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide

7 January 2022

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has confirmed that a European Commission Decision to withdraw, by 26 June 2022, the marketing authorisations (MAs) of veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide for oral administration to food-producing animals is part of retained EU law.

Finding the correct rule of origin for export

6 January 2022

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has updated a number of its guides to trading with other countries to add details of how to find the correct rule of origin for export.

Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January

6 January 2022

We reported earlier this week that Prime Minister Boris Johnson intended to recommend to his Cabinet colleagues that England should remain under Plan B and not impose further restrictions (see Daily tests for workers in key industries).

Moving goods from the EU to Great Britain

5 January 2022

New Year’s Day saw the arrival of new inspections for heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers arriving at the Port of Dover, Eurotunnel or Holyhead (see “Hauliers warned of New Year changes to goods movement”).

Stress accounts for half of work-related illnesses

5 January 2022

Statistics have been published covering work-related ill health, non-fatal workplace injuries and enforcement action taken by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in the 2020/21 period.