Housing activity falls for first time in more than two years

9 August 2022

According to the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), UK construction companies have indicated a loss of momentum in June as total business activity expanded at the weakest pace for nine months and new orders increased to the smallest extent since October 2021.

RCGP guidance for automatic patient record access going live

9 August 2022

Newly published Royal College of GPs (RCGP) guidance has advised GP practices that they are responsible for making sure any potentially harmful or confidential third-party information in a patient’s record is not visible to the patient online before it goes live.

WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles

9 August 2022

Jointly prepared with the International Trade Centre and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the 2022 edition of World Tariff Profiles has been issued by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Over £3 billion in unspent apprenticeship levy goes to Treasury

9 August 2022

More than £3.3 billion has returned to the Treasury in the last three years under the Government’s use-it-or-lose-it apprenticeship levy rules, according to new data collected by apprenticeships experts, the London Progression Collaboration (LPC).

Government urged to delay cap on care costs

9 August 2022

The Local Government Association (LGA) has written to Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay asking for a six-month delay, until April 2024, to the introduction of the cap on care costs.