Trade Secretary hails an extraordinary year for the DIT

27 July 2022

In her foreword to the annual report and accounts of the Department for International Trade (DIT) for 2021–22, International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan points to “major strides” towards the Government’s goal of building Global Britain.

Industry calls for urgent fuel tax cut

27 July 2022

Given the current inflationary pressures on business costs, Logistics UK has called on the new Chancellor, Nadhim Zahawi, to take decisive action to protect the nation’s supply chain and prevent price rises in all sectors.

Government launches its Covid-19 inquiry

26 July 2022

The Government has launched the first investigation into how well prepared the UK was for a pandemic, officially launched by former Court of Appeal Judge and inquiry Chair Baroness Heather Hallett.

Women's Health Strategy for England published

26 July 2022

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the Government’s first-ever Women’s Health Strategy for England, which aims to tackle the “gender health gap”.

Trade body suggests ending anti-dumping measures on Chinese steel

26 July 2022

The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has proposed that anti-dumping measures on imports of High Fatigue Performance Steel Concrete Reinforcement Bars (HFP Rebar) from China should be revoked in order to meet demand from the UK's construction industry.

Music for dementia can support carers, too

26 July 2022

The campaign group, Music for Dementia, is encouraging care workers to “unlock the power of music” and its “many therapeutic benefits” to support their own health and wellbeing during difficult times.