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.

Pregnant women urged to get Covid-19 vaccine

30 November 2021

Data published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on 25 November have provided further evidence that the Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women.

Guidance on care home visiting replaced

30 November 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has replaced its guidance on care home visiting, which applies from 25 November 2021 and replaces the previous guidance.

Hauliers given satnav warning

30 November 2021

With the number of bridge strike incidents in the UK remaining alarmingly high, the Traffic Commissioners have issued a warning about poor route planning and the reliance on inappropriate satnav systems which lack commercial functionality to warn drivers of all critical points on routes.

UK tackles trade barriers around the world

30 November 2021

According to new data from the Department for International Trade (DIT), the United Kingdom has broken down hundreds of trade barriers around the world in the year to April, opening up new opportunities for British businesses.