Waste classification guidance updated

14 January 2021

Following the end of the UK’s transition period to exit the EU, the Government has updated its technical guidance document on the classification of wastes.

New reforms could save leaseholders millions

14 January 2021

In what is being described as part of the biggest reforms to English property law for 40 years, millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent.

Ockenden Review leads to new NHS maternity leadership training

13 January 2021

Hundreds of NHS maternity and neonatal leaders in England will benefit from a new £500,000 maternity leadership programme which will aim to apply lessons learned both from the pandemic and maternity safety inquiries, including the Ockenden Review.

Data case sees employee given suspended prison sentence

13 January 2021

An employee of the RAC has been sentenced to eight months' imprisonment, suspended for two years, in a prosecution brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), only its second under the Computer Misuse Act.