The drivers or operators of almost 90% of commercial vehicles stopped during a recent check in Hertfordshire have been reminded of the law on carrying waste. Some 33 van and lorry drivers were stopped at Borehamwood in the latest series of inspections on their vehicles and paperwork. Half a dozenRead More →

Today (20 August) Education Secretary Gavin Williamson visited the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) where cutting edge technology is being used to drive innovations in manufacturing as well as offering training and apprenticeships in a range of crucial fields. Since his appointment, Mr Williamson has made clearRead More →

£26 million awarded to accelerate rollout of carbon capture and storage as UK moves to a net zero emissions economy 40,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide – 100 times more than the UK’s current largest facility – to be captured each year at Tata Chemicals Europe in Cheshire emissions reduction isRead More →

The expanded Regulatory Excellence Awards attracted more entries than ever, with two new categories covering product safety, and innovation and technical work. Organised by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), the Awards recognise regulatory organisations, individuals, businesses and trade associations that have achieved positive outcomes through good practice.Read More →

Rescue charities have been given a £1 million lifeline after a fund to provide life-saving equipment was extended today (16 May 2019). Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani has secured additional funding to extend the Rescue Boat Grant Fund into its sixth year – with investment now totalling £6 million. So far,Read More →