UK Export Finance hails an exciting year for exports

5 August 2022

Publishing its annual results for 2021‒22, UK Export Finance (UKEF) said that British businesses had been backed by £7.4 billion government support to export to 61 countries around the world — without being involved in any overseas fossil fuel projects.

Easier detection of tachograph violations

5 August 2022

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is trialling remote tachograph sensing equipment in Britain, to make it easier to detect drivers and transport operators who are breaking drivers’ hours rules.

Changes to CITB plant standards and grants

5 August 2022

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry.

Call for a new Shortage Occupations Agency

5 August 2022

Aiming to address what it calls the chronic and systemic skills shortages that have long been experienced in Britain, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has set out a series of measures in its response to an ongoing Treasury workstream entitled People, Capital and Ideas.

Coach operators invited to comment on Eurotunnel changes

4 August 2022

Coach operators and holiday companies offering international coach trips are being encouraged to share their views on the withdrawal of Eurotunnel’s online booking facility, as well as the price tariff increases that have been introduced this summer.