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Right to work checks - are you ready for 1 July 2021?

17 Jun 2021
After the UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020, freedom of movement between the UK and EU continued until 31 December 2020 (known as the transition period). This meant that EU citizens (which includes EU, EEA and Swiss nationals) residing in the UK by 11pm on 31 December 2020 were able to apply for either settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme ("EUSS") and have until 30 June 2021 to make their applications.

G7 climate commitments

17 Jun 2021
Leaders of the G7 nations descended on Cornwall over 11-13 June to discuss a uniform approach to meeting the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to "build back better". While responses to the pandemic were clearly high on the agenda, the G7 summit presented a pivotal opportunity to further develop a multilateral consensus on mobilising a green revolution which would protect the planet for future generations.

Building safety - the story so far

16 Jun 2021
Changes to building safety aren't just about cladding. They're about creating a thread of responsibility for safety throughout a building's life. This guide is a comprehensive overview of building safety and the story so far.

Summary of technical consultation on changes to permitted development rights for electronic communications infrastructure in England

09 Jun 2021
Ensuring the wide availability of high-speed broadband and mobile infrastructure is a central part of the Government’s National Infrastructure Strategy and "levelling up" agenda. The Government has a target that at least 85% of the UK will have a gigabit-capable broadband connection available by 2025 and that most of the population has access to a 5G signal by 2027.