MPs set to examine Gulf and Pacific trade negotiations

2 December 2021

The UK Government has for some time been making clear its intentions to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2022 (see, for example, UK sets out its approach to joining CPTPP).

Most WFH employees feel supported by their employer

2 December 2021

As concerns about the latest Covid-19 variant have revived calls for more home working, Canada Life research has found that 62% of those still working from home (WFH) say that their employer has taken a genuine interest in their wellbeing and mental health during the pandemic.

Efforts intensify to achieve Vision Zero in London

2 December 2021

Transport for London (TfL), in partnership with London Councils and the Metropolitan Police, has published a progress report highlighting the scale of the Vision Zero challenge in London and committing to new tougher measures to eliminate death and serious injury from the capital's roads by 2041.

Update to EUON

2 December 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have announced the impact of recent updates to their chemicals databases. The updates to their databases allow more information to be available in the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) database. New information is now available, for example by allowing data from the participating national nano inventories to be accessible gives valuable information on tonnages. Information where available from the REACH substance database has also been included.