Regulators publish latest Environment Report

7 November 2019

The Environment Agency’s (EA) latest Annual Report and Accounts shows improvements across a number of key areas, including climate change, but performance in other areas still needs improving.

Top bus named at Busworld Europe 2019

7 November 2019

During Busworld Europe 2019, held in Brussels during October, more than 20 vehicles were examined by an international jury before Busworld Awards were awarded in the bus and coach category.

Winning film captures “human fragility”

7 November 2019

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has announced Bird Island as the winner of the 2019 Healthy Workplaces Film Award, for shedding light on the “human fragility” of a worker suffering from fatigue as a result of a long-term illness, with films from Italy, the UK and France, also nominated.

Withdrawal Agreement and post-Brexit UK trade policy

7 November 2019

Parliament’s International Trade Committee has launched an inquiry into the implications of the new Withdrawal Agreement, Political Declaration and Withdrawal Agreement Bill with regard to UK trade with non-EU countries.

Guidance on dangerous DEEEs

6 November 2019

A new resource to help workers protect themselves from dangerous diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEEEs) has been launched by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) on the fifth anniversary of its No Time to Lose campaign.

Lorry driver shortage getting worse

6 November 2019

With 64% of transport and storage businesses now facing severe skills shortages, the UK needs 59,000 more truck drivers, according to a new report by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

Lib Dems want everyone to have decent chance of earning a living

6 November 2019

Launching her party’s campaign for the forthcoming general election, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson focused on Brexit, arguing that her policy of revoking the Article 50 process would deliver a £50 billion "remain bonus" for public services over the next five years.

Elite gamers facing serious health risks

6 November 2019

Health experts have warned that elite-level video gamers are at risk of serious physical and psychological diseases which will require new approaches in medicine and work-related health.