MPs’ concerns about the future of the Channel Tunnel

25 September 2020

Parliament’s European Scrutiny Committee, which considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited by the UK Government, has raised concerns about the future operation of the Channel Tunnel after the end of the transition period.

Making sure your workplace is Covid-secure

25 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has reminded employers of some of the essential steps in making workplaces Covid-secure, following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 September 2020 of the latest rules in the pandemic.

Legionella risks during the pandemic

25 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has urged employers to keep legionella risks under control during the coronavirus pandemic, following a recent outbreak of the disease in the Midlands.

Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and dispenses Budget

25 September 2020

It is to say the least unusual for a Chancellor to cancel one of the Government’s financial set-pieces of the year — in this case the Autumn Budget planned for November — but as Rishi Sunak explained to fellow MPs these are unprecedented times.

TUC highlights worries about workplace safety

24 September 2020

Employees have complained to the TUC that less than half of workplaces have enabled safe social distancing with those working in low-paid and insecure jobs having been the worst affected.

Possibility of two-day delays at post-Brexit border

24 September 2020

The Cabinet Office has released a document giving a reasonable worst case scenario (RWCS) planning assumption for potential disruption to freight travelling between Great Britain and the EU at the end of the transition period.