Recruiting people from outside the UK after Brexit

30 September 2020

The Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration have issued guidance for employers explaining that, when the transition period ends on 31 December 2020, they will need to have a sponsor licence to hire most workers from outside the UK.

Hundreds of gateways open Kickstart to smaller firms

30 September 2020

When we reported on the Government’s new job creation scheme earlier this month (see Kickstart scheme to create thousands of jobs for young people), we explained that employers offering fewer than 30 placements would be asked to make a bid through an intermediary.

Food crime in the UK

30 September 2020

The Food Standards Agency’s National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) and Food Standards Scotland’s Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) have published an assessment of food crime threats to the UK.

HSE targeting construction sites across Great Britain

30 September 2020

Next month will see the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) carrying out its latest construction health inspection initiative with its inspectors visiting construction sites across Great Britain.

ECHA Poison centres webinar

29 September 2020

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are hosting another webinar on poison centres in early November.

HSE COSHH poster

29 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have made available a poster on the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

HSE safety alert issued

29 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert on misleading gas detection readings associated with the use of sampling tubes with pumped gas detectors.

Updated use maps

29 September 2020

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has is reminding REACH registrants to check the use maps on a regular basis.

Brexit information from ECHA

29 September 2020

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are reminding users of their Brexit page on the ECHA website.