Call for more clarity on lifting Covid restrictions

12 July 2021

Business groups and unions are separately telling the Government that it needs to be much clearer in its messaging about what happens with regard to safety measures on public transport and in the workplace after “Freedom Day” on 19 July.

Regulator warns that EEE exemption is set to expire

9 July 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has issued an alert to those affected by the rules on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) and who are involved in placing electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) on the market.

UK confirms its status as a world leader in genomics

6 July 2021

The UK has achieved over half a million genomically sequenced positive coronavirus (Covid-19) tests and it is estimated that it now contributes around 50% of all sequencing that is shared for comparison across the world.

Environment Agency seeks views on scrap metal safety risks

6 July 2021

The Environment Agency has invited comments on two new standard rules permits, asking if the permits and accompanying fire prevention plans and generic risk assessments are appropriate to manage the risks of the permitted activities.

Nissan to pioneer UK electric car expansion

1 July 2021

Nissan has announced plans to expand electric car production and build the UK’s largest “giga factory”, boosting electric car and battery production at its factory in in the Northeast.