Poor mental health costs UK employers billions

11 April 2022

According to research by Deloitte, the cost to employers of poor mental health was already significant in 2019 (£45 billion) but it has soared since the pandemic and stood at £56 billion in 2020–2021.

Food Standards Agency moves to regulate CBD market

11 April 2022

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called on local authorities and industries to help bring the cannabidiol (CBD) market into compliance by prioritising the removal of products from sale that are not on its recently published public list.

The Offensive Weapons Act

11 April 2022

Following recent consultations, The Offensive Weapons Act is expected to come into force soon and will restrict the supply of chemicals to under 18s, making it an offense to supply them.

UK on track to deliver 4000 zero emission buses

11 April 2022

Almost 1000 green buses are to be provided with the backing of nearly £200 million in government funding as 12 areas in England, from Greater Manchester to Portsmouth, will receive grants from a multimillion-pound package to deliver electric or hydrogen powered buses.

CoRAP list published

11 April 2022

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2022–2024.

AISE publishes Biocides review

11 April 2022

The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (AISE) published a review of the Biocidal Products Regulation.