India now most popular source of skilled workers

30 December 2021

The supply of EU workers has slowed dramatically since the introduction of migration restrictions, according to the latest official migration statistics, with employers now looking elsewhere in the world for employees using the Skilled Worker route (formerly Tier 2).

Free international trade assistants for six months

1 December 2021

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has highlighted a scheme organised by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) with logistics recruitment company Pedagogo to create 100 international trade assistant posts.

Green housing rules cut carbon equivalent of 17,000 flights

30 November 2021

Environmental and energy standards for new affordable homes in London is set to enable a total carbon saving across the capital of 17,500 tonnes a year — equivalent to more than 17,000 return flights between London and New York.

CQC to relaunch “Because We All Care” campaign

30 November 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has joined with Healthwatch and other health and care partners to support and encourage more people to provide feedback on health or social care services that they, or a loved one, have experienced.

Reminder: Diisocyanates restriction under REACH

30 November 2021

On 3 August 2020, COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/1149 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards diisocyanates was published.

SCIP database updated to version 2

30 November 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have updated their Substances of Concern in Products, SCIP database to version 2.