Covid restrictions set to end in England

6 July 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out how life will soon return close to normal as he confirmed that social distancing will end, facemasks will no longer be mandatory and there will be no limits on gatherings.

Environment Agency seeks views on scrap metal safety risks

6 July 2021

The Environment Agency has invited comments on two new standard rules permits, asking if the permits and accompanying fire prevention plans and generic risk assessments are appropriate to manage the risks of the permitted activities.

MPs call for a digital trade strategy

5 July 2021

We reported last week that the UK was considering its first bilateral agreement that would remove barriers to digital trade (see UK starts talks on Digital Economy Agreement with Singapore).

Guide to developing effective Bus Service Improvement Plans

5 July 2021

Local transport authorities have until 31 October 2021 to develop their Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIPs), a requirement under the new National Bus Strategy and vital if they are to secure a share of the £3 billion on offer from the Government to improve services.