UK’s preferential tariffs and rules of origin

16 August 2022

The Treasury, Department for International Trade (DIT) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have updated the collection of reference documents related to the Customs Tariff (Preferential Trade Arrangements and Tariff Quotas) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.

Industry welcomes moves to unlock blocked homes

16 August 2022

While the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has thanked the Government for taking initial steps to address a planning issue that has held back development of new homes, it has urged Ministers to implement solutions as quickly as possible.

Equity in medical devices consultation launched

16 August 2022

The Department of Health and Social Care is seeking views on the design, development, evaluation and use of medical devices to see if and how medical devices and technologies may be exacerbating inequalities in healthcare.

Call for a new Shortage Occupations Agency

16 August 2022

Aiming to address what it calls the chronic and systemic skills shortages that have long been experienced in Britain, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has set out a series of measures in its response to an ongoing Treasury workstream entitled “People, Capital and Ideas”.

UK REACH programme published

16 August 2022

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have published their UK REACH Work Programme Priorities for 2022/23.

Competition Authority responds to Welsh bus reform plan

16 August 2022

With the Welsh Government’s bus reform white paper, One Network, One Timetable, One Ticket, already drawing comment, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has now published its response to the paper.