Restriction list amended

19 January 2022

Regulation 2021/2204 was published on 13 December 2021 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), as regards carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxicant (CMR) substances.

Dismissed unvaccinated healthcare staff may lose exit payment

19 January 2022

New guidance has been published on the implementation of the Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment (VCOD) policy, which says from 4 February 2022 unvaccinated health and care staff should be invited to a meeting, in person or virtually, and informed that a potential outcome may be dismissal.

How to find an export finance manager

19 January 2022

Seen by the Department for International Trade (DIT) as valuable contacts for exporters and businesses with export potential, export finance managers are regional representatives of UK Export Finance (UKEF).

Government reduces isolation period for care homes

18 January 2022

Guidance has been changed for care homes in England so they only have to close to new residents and visitors for 14 days after a Covid-19 outbreak, which is defined as two or more cases.