London Mayor launches bus and coach scrappage scheme

6 October 2020

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a new scrappage scheme targeting some of the most polluting vehicles in advance of the tighter Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards, which will come into force in the capital on 1 March 2021.

Look out for latex

5 October 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has highlighted the current potential for workers to develop allergic reactions to items containing latex, with the increased use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Protecting vulnerable workers during the coronavirus pandemic

5 October 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers about their legal duty to protect workers from harm and, specifically, the importance of considering the risks to workers who are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19.

Claiming the Job Retention Bonus from next February

5 October 2020

When the Chancellor announced his package of measures in July, he included a Job Retention Bonus. This is a £1000 one-off taxable payment to employers for each eligible employee that they furlough and keep continuously employed until 31 January 2021.

No chance that the UK can be ready for end of transition

5 October 2020

As the final round of negotiations for a post-Brexit agreement with the EU comes to an end, business groups are becoming ever more concerned at the prospect of the restrictions they seem likely to face once the transition period is completed.