Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and dispenses Budget

24 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.

Half of directors misunderstand key piece of law on driving for work

21 September 2020

Driving for Better Business (DfBB), the Government campaign group encouraging work-related road safety, has warned that more than half of company directors misunderstand the law on driving for business in one key area — namely being unaware that companies have a legal responsibility where employees are using their personal car for work purposes.

Welcome for register of environmental health officers and Covid marshals

18 September 2020

The Government’s plans to introduce a register of environmental health officers (EHOs) for councils to turn to in enforcing rules during the pandemic, alongside Covid-19 secure marshals to help ensure social distancing in town and city centres, has been welcomed by experts.