New Bill promises a building safety overhaul

6 July 2021

Setting out a clear pathway for the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained, the Building Safety Bill promises the biggest changes to building safety regulation in a generation, according to Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick.

Industry demands for help with driver shortage

6 July 2021

With calls to address the problem of driver recruitment growing in recent weeks, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has now brought together a range of firms and organisations in the logistics and food and drink sectors to press the Prime Minister for practical help.

MPs call for a digital trade strategy

5 July 2021

We reported last week that the UK was considering its first bilateral agreement that would remove barriers to digital trade (see UK starts talks on Digital Economy Agreement with Singapore).

Guide to developing effective Bus Service Improvement Plans

5 July 2021

Local transport authorities have until 31 October 2021 to develop their Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIPs), a requirement under the new National Bus Strategy and vital if they are to secure a share of the £3 billion on offer from the Government to improve services.