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A resume of the latest COVID restrictions around the UK

Below is a brief resume of the rules restrictions that are currently (as at 20 September 2021) in place in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, together with links to…


Government’s Autumn and Winter Plan published

The Autumn and Winter Plan relating to how Government will deal with Coronavirus has been published. The key components of the plan include:

  • Building defences through pharmaceutical interventions: vaccines, antivirals…


Car drivers to be allowed to tow heavier trailers

Government has announced that all car drivers will be able to tow a trailer weighing up to 3,500kg without the need for an additional test (B+E) regardless of when they…


Scottish Government invests in the tourism sector

A multi-million pound package of support from the Scottish Government will help tourism and hospitality businesses recover from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Scotland.

The support is part of a…


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…