Mental Health Act reform White Paper launched

13 January 2021

The Government has announced landmark reforms to be set out in its Mental Health Act (MHA) White Paper, which will provide more control over individuals’ care and treatment.

Union calls for investigation into bus and coach fires

13 January 2021

A rising trend of bus and coach fires must be “thoroughly investigated”, transport union RMT has demanded after figures obtained by The Scotsman showed they increased for three consecutive years.

CQC launches consultation on new strategy

12 January 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has launched a consultation on its draft strategy, which has been developed to enable more effective regulation for the future.

Mayor calls for levy on private developers to fund building safety

12 January 2021

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has proposed that the Government introduce a levy on major private property developers that could raise £3 billion to address the inequality in building safety standards and fund vital cladding replacement work on properties across the capital.

UK's first ever project-wide health and safety passport

12 January 2021

By introducing a new health and safety passport system, HS2 and its contractors believe that they have taken a major step in improving health and safety assurance across sites between London and the West Midlands.