Industry response to the London bus network review

8 August 2022

Transport for London (TfL) launched its Bus Action Plan in March 2022 outlining its long-term plan for buses. It is also carrying out a series of consultations on potential cuts to bus services and frequencies as a result of short-term financial pressures.

Changes to CITB plant standards and grants

5 August 2022

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry.

Call for a new Shortage Occupations Agency

5 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 Export Finance hails an exciting year for exports

5 August 2022

Publishing its annual results for 2021‒22, UK Export Finance (UKEF) said that British businesses had been backed by £7.4 billion government support to export to 61 countries around the world — without being involved in any overseas fossil fuel projects.