Rigorous new targets for green building revolution

21 January 2021

All homes and businesses will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption and bills, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced.

Have your say on 2021 exam replacement

21 January 2021

We reported recently that Education Secretary Gavin Williamson had contacted Ofqual with regard to his decision to replace normal examinations in the year ahead (see “Exchange of letters on alternative arrangements for exams in 2021”).

Temporary relaxation of retained EU drivers’ hours rules

21 January 2021

In response to the exceptional pressures on the freight industry due to the continued consequences of the pandemic, the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced new measures coming into force as a matter of urgency.

Preparing for International Operations

21 January 2021

Hauliers who move goods through a port in the UK and who plan to use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service will need to register for the service in order to get their goods through customs.