Most roofers and builders are law-abiding and take their duty of care seriously when it comes to waste management, the Environment Agency said, but it had decided to issue a general warning when its officers found a large amount of buried asbestos waste when executing a search warrant at a site in the South West.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has responded to discussion of the various symptoms related to Covid-19 that are often referred to as “long Covid” and, in particular, whether they would constitute a disability under the Equality Act.
The latest trade report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) notes that total UK exports of goods, excluding precious metals, increased by £0.6 billion (2.1%) in March 2022, driven by a £0.4 billion (2.6%) increase in exports to non-EU countries, while exports to EU countries increased by £0.3 billion (1.7%).
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, which is taking place from 9 to 15 May 2022, the results of a survey have been published which suggest that pressure on the NHS means two thirds of GPs are having to provide specialist mental health support beyond their competence.
With hundreds of spaces now available on Government-funded refresher training courses, called Skills Bootcamps, Logistics UK is urging heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers who have left the workplace to consider re-joining the profession.
The CBI, Britain’s biggest business organisation, and its counterpart in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will set up a new joint group, UK-India Industry Taskforce, to increase cross industry collaboration and help to push the UK-India trade deal over the line.