Sector backing for call to outlaw cowboy builders

25 November 2021

Giving its support to a Private Member’s Bill calling for the mandatory licensing of construction companies, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) said that it would help protect consumers and reputable builders.

Reimbursing bus operators for concessionary travel

25 November 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published guidance for travel authorities on how they can reimburse bus operators who carry concession permit holders such as disabled and older people.

UK set to ratify ILO Violence at Work Convention

25 November 2021

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Therese Coffey, has told the House of Commons that the Government has decided to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Violence and Harassment Convention.

Small firms welcome new Government Export Strategy

25 November 2021

We reported recently on a new plan to help businesses across the UK to sell their world-class products around the globe (see Government sets out strategy to boost exports to £1 trillion).

New rules for moving goods between the EU and GB

25 November 2021

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued a printable leaflet for hauliers that move goods between the European Union and Great Britain, explaining the new rules they will need to follow from 1 January 2022.

CLC future proofs Covid-19 contracts guide

24 November 2021

The Business Models workstream for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has published a refreshed suite of contractual guidance and templates, bringing all documents into one place to support the industry in light of the evolving Covid-19 pandemic.