Leading hospitality industry organisation joins Working Minds campaign

9 May 2022

A not-for-profit social enterprise working to improve mental health in the hospitality sector has joined forces with the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Working Minds campaign which aims to help businesses recognise the signs of work-related stress and make tackling issues routine.

Border changes planned for July 2022 are postponed

6 May 2022

Operators moving goods between the UK and the EU will be aware the Government has delayed introducing checks on food products coming into the country a few times, although the EU put its equivalent checks in place promptly after Brexit was finalised.

Growth in job adverts for almost every role

6 May 2022

According to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation), in the last week of April, there were 1.81 million job adverts in the UK, up by 7% from a week earlier and 15% from the previous month.

Government funding to support a more efficient transport system

6 May 2022

In total, 51 projects have been awarded a share of £1.95 million in funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) as part of the Government’s Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) programme, the largest number of projects backed in the programme’s history.

Campaigns launched against plans to relax childcare ratios

6 May 2022

The Chief Executive of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), June O’Sullivan, has written an open letter to Boris Johnson on why it is crucial for the Government not to relax the staff:child ratios in early years settings.

Transport group unhappy with delays to post-Brexit import checks

6 May 2022

We reported last month that the Government had decided to defer the introduction of checks on imports from the EU until sometime late in 2023 and that the move had been welcomed by Eurotunnel and a number of other organisations (see Government drops July deadline for introducing import controls on EU goods).

EU issues scientific advice on nutrient profiling

5 May 2022

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has identified the nutrients and non-nutrient food components of public health importance for Europeans, the food groups with important roles in European diets and scientific criteria to guide the choice of nutrients for nutrient profiling.