DfE updates guidance on Paediatric First Aid training

22 January 2021

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated the Early years foundation stage: coronavirus disapplications guidance in light of the latest national lockdown, including an updated policy on Paediatric First Aid (PFA) requalification training.

Early years sector at risk of becoming unsustainable

22 January 2021

The Early Years Workforce Commission has published a new report on the crisis in the early years workforce, revealing that without immediate intervention and urgent action the sector is at risk of becoming unsustainable.

New connection between mainland Europe and UK

22 January 2021

Continuing the trend for establishing routes to EU countries that do not involve possible delays at the Channel crossing (see New container service links Immingham with Bilbao), Containerships has announced another service due to start this month.

Updated advice to operators from Senior Traffic Commissioner

22 January 2021

To recognise that goods carrying industries may face significant challenges in the coming months, the Senior Traffic Commissioner has issued temporary guidance to the Traffic Commissioners on the way they carry out their regulatory duties during this period.

Temporary relaxation of retained EU drivers’ hours rules

21 January 2021

In response to the exceptional pressures on the freight industry due to the continued consequences of the pandemic, the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced new measures coming into force as a matter of urgency.

Preparing for International Operations

21 January 2021

Hauliers who move goods through a port in the UK and who plan to use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service will need to register for the service in order to get their goods through customs.