DfE updates guidance on Paediatric First Aid training

22 January 2021

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated the Early years foundation stage: coronavirus disapplications guidance in light of the latest national lockdown, including an updated policy on Paediatric First Aid (PFA) requalification training.

Early years sector at risk of becoming unsustainable

22 January 2021

The Early Years Workforce Commission has published a new report on the crisis in the early years workforce, revealing that without immediate intervention and urgent action the sector is at risk of becoming unsustainable.

New connection between mainland Europe and UK

22 January 2021

Continuing the trend for establishing routes to EU countries that do not involve possible delays at the Channel crossing (see New container service links Immingham with Bilbao), Containerships has announced another service due to start this month.

Updated advice to operators from Senior Traffic Commissioner

22 January 2021

To recognise that goods carrying industries may face significant challenges in the coming months, the Senior Traffic Commissioner has issued temporary guidance to the Traffic Commissioners on the way they carry out their regulatory duties during this period.

Will the Government take the chance to reduce employment rules?

21 January 2021

Given its insistence that Brexit was about taking back control of its laws, as well as its borders and money, the Government has come under pressure from some of its supporters to cut back on some of the rules introduced through EU law in areas including the environment and employment.