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Regulatory and compliance

Using drones in health and safety inspections

Drone technologies can assist inspections that are dangerous, expensive or disruptive to carry out. Drones can allow companies to easily

Banking and finance

Availability of working capital remains a priority for SMEs in 2022

Many businesses experienced a challenging 2021, with the Covid-19 pandemic, unsettled trading patterns and global supply-chain disruption contributing to an

Energy and Utilities

European Commission announces hydrogen and gas market decarbonisation plans

The European Commission has adopted a set of legislative proposals to decarbonise the EU's gas market by facilitating the uptake

Employment and pensions

Employment Law Coffee Break | What's on the agenda in 2022, Covid-19 update and raising retirement

What's on the agenda for 2022 Issues high on the agenda for employers in 2022 include hybrid working, diversity and

Employment and pensions

'Green jobs' and 'green HR': the decarbonisation transition from a workforce perspective

In the aftermath of COP26, attention has turned to how employers can help meet the UK's ambitious environmental net zero

Regulatory and compliance

The EU steps nearer to tougher regime to fight environmental crime

The European Commission has adopted (15 December 2021) its proposal for a new EU Directive on the protection of the

Energy and Utilities

The Energy Transition | Ofgem made heat networks regulator and SoLR consultation

Ofgem appointed as heat networks regulator as government responds to Heat Networks Market Framework Consultation The government has recently published


Digitalisation | Five legal and regulatory predictions for 2022

Lawmakers as digital eco-warriors Expect new tech-specific environmental legislation. Climate change has become a major business issue, and it is

Sustainable disruption: 12 decarbonising technologies for cities

Managing legal risk from IoT systems in business premises

The Internet of Things (IoT) plays a central role in underpinning technologies that support the path to net zero, as

Competition, antitrust and trade

Digital Markets Act: EU's new regulation of 'gatekeepers' pushes ahead in 2022

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) moves full steam ahead on its path to approval this year, as a draft of

Regulatory and compliance

Covid-19 and mental health figure large in latest health and safety statistics

The Health and Safety at Work: Summary Statistics for Great Britain 2021 report, which was recently published by the Health


EDPB consults on GDPR guidelines for international data transfers

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published (18 November 2021) its draft Guidelines 05/2021 on the interplay between the