Proposals to dispense with B+E text for trailer towing

In response to a backlog of driving tests created by the pandemic, and in line with the package of support measures intended to help address the HGV driver shortage announced…

Fewer people now required to isolate

People in England and Northern Ireland who have had two COVID vaccines will no longer have to isolate if they come into contact with someone who has tested positive for…

Record number of motorhomes and campervans sold

  • Holidaymakers find freedom to explore the UK
  • UK motorhome industry rises to challenge of unprecedented demand
  • Increase of 8.25% from pre-COVID days
  • Value of new vehicles sold approaches £1.15bn…

Transport strategy from Innovate UK

Innovate UK has launched UK Transport Vision 2050, “an in-depth study that sets out what the UK transport system may look like in 2050 and outlines the likely steps along…

BEIS – reforming competition and consumer policy

  • New powers for the CMA
  • Mandatory mediation for used vehicle and home improvement sectors

BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) has published proposed reforms to “boost…

Test And Trace update

The Test and Trace guidance has been updated in line with the move to Step 4 (England) including the removal of the requirement for businesses to display and use QR…

Hospitality Strategy: Reopening, Recovery, Resilience

The government has launched a hospitality strategy to support the recovery of the sector, including a dedicated council to oversee its delivery. To take forward this strategy, BEIS is establishing…

Scotland moves to Level 0 from 19 July

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that all of Scotland will move into Level 0 from 19 July, the lowest level of restrictions since the beginning of the pandemic. 

This means that…

Wales to revert to fewer restrictions from 17 July

Wales will take its next step towards a future with fewer COVID legal restrictions as First Minister Mark Drakeford set out a longer-term plan for the summer.

Wales will move…

Move to Step 4 in England confirmed for 19 July

  • “Absolutely vital to proceed with caution …”
  • New guidance is published
  • ‘Gradual’ return to the office

In a press conference yesterday evening (12 July), Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed