Progress on Building Safety Regulator

28 October 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently announced it is seeking a Chief Inspector of Buildings to head up its new Building Safety Regulator (BSR).

Safer commuting: 200 UV devices for Tube

28 October 2020

Some 200 ultraviolet (UV) light sanitising devices are being installed on escalator handrails on the London Underground network as the latest step in the anti-viral cleaning regime for public transport in London.

Kent Access Permit will be needed at UK-EU border

28 October 2020

As part of its preparations for the end of the transition period, the Government has published an updated Border Operating Model, providing further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders and hauliers need to take.

UK, Japan new trade agreement

28 October 2020

On 23 October 2020, the UK and Japan signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, the first such deal reached by the UK since Brexit.

Covid plus disorderly Brexit means problems for UK

28 October 2020

The combination of Covid-19 and the exit from the EU Single Market makes the UK outlook “exceptionally uncertain”, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said in a new report.