Spotlight put on flexible working “notspots”

12 July 2021

Analysis of official data by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found the use of flexible working arrangements is unequal across the UK, leading to a warning of the risks of potentially creating a two-tier workforce.

European plans for heavy vehicle charging network

12 July 2021

Three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.

Call for more clarity on lifting Covid restrictions

12 July 2021

Business groups and unions are separately telling the Government that it needs to be much clearer in its messaging about what happens with regard to safety measures on public transport and in the workplace after “Freedom Day” on 19 July.

Regulator warns that EEE exemption is set to expire

9 July 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has issued an alert to those affected by the rules on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) and who are involved in placing electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) on the market.

DIT updates its collection of trade and investment factsheets

9 July 2021

Offering a snapshot of the UK’s trade and investment positions with individual trading and investment partners, the factsheets on countries ranging from Albania to Zimbabwe have been updated by the Department for International Trade (DIT) to reflect the latest data available.