Updated guidance on keeping children safe in education

4 July 2022

We reported earlier this year that the Department for Education (DfE) had invited comments on proposed amendments to the 2021 statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), with a view to making changes for September this year (see Have Your Say on Keeping Children safe in Education).

Catch the Bus Month returns in September

4 July 2022

Operators, local authorities, passenger groups and community transport providers have been reminded that “Catch the Bus Month” will be back this September.

UKEF puts sustainability at the heart of its new agenda

1 July 2022

Publishing its annual results for 2021–22, the UK’s export credit agency reports that it provided £7.4 billion in financial support for UK exports to 61 countries during this latest accounting period, without any for overseas fossil fuel projects.

Inequalities in early child development remain high

1 July 2022

New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that inequalities in early childhood remain stubbornly high, and there was little change between those born in the early 2000s and those born a decade later.

Withdrawal of additional cabotage rights confirmed

1 July 2022

Having considered the views and evidence provided during consultation, including responses by representatives of the goods road transport sector, the Government has decided not to continue with the permission of additional cabotage rights.