Reminder: Diisocyanates restriction under REACH

30 November 2021

On 3 August 2020, COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/1149 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards diisocyanates was published.

SCIP database updated to version 2

30 November 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have updated their Substances of Concern in Products, SCIP database to version 2.

Find your nearest Driver CPC test provider

30 November 2021

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched a new “find my nearest” service where operators and drivers can find their nearest approved Driver CPC part 3a test provider for the off-road exercise part of the vocational driving test.

More veterans to train as HGV drivers

29 November 2021

The MOD’s official scheme for those transitioning from the military into civilian life, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), currently provides 100 training places for those wanting to become heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers.

Government acts against new Omicron variant

29 November 2021

With nine cases already found in the UK, the Government has decided to take immediate action to curb the spread of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant which was detected earlier this month in South Africa.

High freight rates threaten global recovery

29 November 2021

Shipping supply chain disruptions must be unblocked and port constraints and terminal inefficiencies tackled or global consumer prices will rise significantly in the year ahead.