Increases announced in “real” Living Wage

19 November 2021

The real Living Wage is voluntarily paid by almost 9000 UK businesses who, the Living Wage Foundation states, believe their staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs — such as the weekly shop, or a surprise trip to the dentist.

Trucks still breaking legal emission limits

19 November 2021

According to campaigning group Transport & Environment (T&E), on-road testing shows that even some of the newest trucks on Europe’s roads are exceeding the EU’s legal emission limits.

Scotland commits to free bus travel for under-22s

18 November 2021

All under-22s resident in Scotland will have access to free bus travel in the new year, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed, implementing a commitment agreed with the Scottish Green Party.

Get to grips with retained EU safety legislation — Part one

18 November 2021

A great deal of the product safety and regulatory law on which UK companies have relied for the last 40 years came from the European Union and much of this body of legislation became “retained EU law” once the UK’s exit from the Union was complete.