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.

Focus on sugar ahead of pack labelling consultation

24 September 2020

A sugar campaign group has called for more honest labelling on “healthy” fruit snacks with high sugar contents, as it commented on the current government consultation on front of pack labelling (FOPL) in the UK.

Bus use slashed during pandemic

23 September 2020

Bus and coach passenger charity, Bus Users, recently carried out a survey of 440 people to find out how they felt about returning to passenger transport travel now that lockdown has eased in most areas.

WTO members narrow field of candidates for top job

23 September 2020

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has taken another step towards selecting its next Director-General as it disclosed which of the eight candidates had secured “the broadest and deepest support” from the membership and should consequently advance to the next stage of the process.

Actions for FE colleges and providers during autumn term

23 September 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) has published guidance setting out what further education (FE) providers need to know for the autumn term so that students of all ages can benefit from their education and training in full.