Get ready to report gender pay gap data

17 January 2022

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has reminded employers of the next deadlines for reporting their gender pay gap data if their organisation has 250 or more employees.

Fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats

17 January 2022

With the Government showing renewed interest in fire safety in high-rise buildings (see Government tells developers to fix cladding crisis), it is interesting to note that The Status of PAS 79-2 & LGA Fire Safety in Purpose-built Blocks of Flats has just been published by the Fire Industry Association (FIA).

Covid-19 cases in early years settings soar

14 January 2022

The number of Covid-19 cases reported by early years providers reached record levels in the week before Christmas, according to the latest data from Ofsted.

Disabled Persons Passenger Charter is announced

14 January 2022

A new charter to boost consumer confidence and provide an online one-stop shop on passenger rights and complaints procedures for disabled people has been announced by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Prepare to start using the EU posting of drivers portal

14 January 2022

The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a reminder to operators and drivers that, from 2 February, the EU is introducing new rules which mean they may need to register information digitally about their journeys on a new web-based portal.