Have your say on off-payroll working rules

27 January 2020

We have reported numerous times on off-payroll working rules, known as IR35, which aim to ensure that someone working like an employee, but through a company, pays similar taxes to other employees.

Recall of baby food

27 January 2020

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has confirmed the recall of 15 varieties of Cow & Gate baby food by Tesco due to concerns that some jars may have been tampered with.

Hauliers worried about life after Brexit

27 January 2020

The Withdrawal Agreement has received royal assent and confirmation by the European Parliament is expected to pass without incident meaning that the UK will leave the EU at the end of January.

Vital link to north Europe for UK importers and exporters

27 January 2020

In her first port visit of 2020, Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani has inspected the site of work to upgrade roll-on/roll-off facilities at the Port of Felixstowe. The works will allow it to accommodate larger Ro/Ro vessels and improve the efficiency of vessel operations.

Coronavirus — implications for business travellers

26 January 2020

A business medical and travel security risk company has highlighted the issues around the Coronavirus, the potentially fatal infection which has been spreading from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

More money for music-making

24 January 2020

Music education hubs are to receive £80 million to help thousands more children learn musical instruments and play in orchestras or choirs.

Report on women in security

24 January 2020

A new report has outlined the experiences of women in security, with employers being urged to consider the steps they can take to attract high calibre recruits regardless of gender, and also ensure their workforce is truly treated equally.