Reminder UK CA marking

19 January 2022

From 1 January 2023 UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking must be used, the UKCA mark by means of a label, or similar, to the product, packaging, or documents, as required.

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.

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.