UK contributes to WTO Trade Policy Review of China

29 October 2021

It is 20 years since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and it has recently been subject to one of that body’s regular reviews of how member countries are meeting their commitments to the global trading community.

Budget bonus for schools and colleges

29 October 2021

Following the delivery of the Chancellor’s Budget speech, the Department for Education (DfE) has given more details of the funding he allocated to schools and colleges.

HGV drivers must have proper break facilities

29 October 2021

After the Road Haulage Association (RHA) recently called on the Government to work with local authorities to invest in lorry parking and truck stops, the trade union Unite is now also lending its support to a campaign by HGV drivers for safety, decency and dignity to be restored to lorry driving in the UK.

Haulage body response to the Autumn 2021 Budget

29 October 2021

Logistics UK has welcomed the commitment to improve the quality of available heavy goods vehicle (HGV) parking spaces that was made in the Chancellor’s recent Budget speech.

CLC issues rallying call ahead of COP26

28 October 2021

Construction Leadership Council (CLC) co-chairman Andy Mitchell has called on the construction industry to redouble its efforts in the fight against carbon.

Chancellor announces rise in early years funding rates

28 October 2021

During his Autumn budget speech, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced £170 million of extra funding to increase the hourly rate to be paid to providers to deliver the Government’s early years childcare offers.