Cedrec Homeshow in April!

Normally by now our Legislation Update Roadshow is all done and dusted, and we’re back in the office getting stuck into our day jobs.

Our plan for 2021 was always to run it a little l...

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Are you ready for 2021?

We know working with legislation is hard and time consuming.

Just when you think you're on top of everything, you have a slow, painful realisation that 2021 means more COVID-19 changes...

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Cedrec and COVID-19

In these uncertain times, we feel its right to let you all know what we're doing here at Cedrec in light of the on-going development of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The health and wellbeing of ou...

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Tesco scraps plastic rings and shrink wrap from all beers and ciders in its UK stores

In a move to reduce plastic pollution, the UK grocery giant Tesco is removing all plastic rings and shrink wrap that keeps the cans of alcoholic beverages together in multipacks from its stores.

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Housing Secretary overturns climate decision

Climate change is perhaps the most important global issue right now and, according to science, cannot be ignored for a moment longer. That is why governments around the world are putting in place n...

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Appeal rejected to protect bird species

An appeal has been rejected for the fourth time to use an airstrip in the North Yorkshire Moors. The appellant applied for the weekly private use of an airstrip but was rejected to prevent disturbi...

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Challenge to continue remote meetings dismissed

Under the Coronavirus Act 2020, local authority meetings, including planning committee meetings, have been held virtually in order to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

Provisions of the Cor...

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Employee left with serious injuries by clamp truck

An employee sustained serious injuries when they were hit by a clamp truck in a paper reel shed at Port of Sheerness Limited.

The employee was hit by the five tonne clamp truck leaving him...

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Ikea set continue big investments into renewable energy

Ikea has made plans to invest an extra £3.4 billion in renewable energy by the end of 2030 to build wind and solar farms. It also plans to fit stores with electric van charging points.

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UK Government commits to cutting carbon emissions by 78% by 2035

On 20 April the UK Government announced it wanted to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels, in line with the recommendations made by the Committee on Clima...

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MOT centre prosecuted over fatal explosion

Stonehill MOT Centre Ltd of Stockley Meadows, Cambridgeshire, has been prosecuted following an incident in 2017 that killed an agricultural engineer.

On 21 April 2017, an experienced agricu...

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Company fined after apprentice injured

Manufacturing company, Amber Industries Limited, has been prosecuted following an incident that led to life-changing injuries for an apprentice.

In November 2018, a 17 year old apprentice e...

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Surrey Chainsaw Tree Massacre

In what we at Cedrec HQ are dubbing the 'Surrey Chainsaw Tree Massacre', police officers have arrested a man they believe to behind the senseless destruction of over 50 trees in the Surrey area.

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Independent review into construction products testing system

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrisk has appointed two experts to undertake an independent review into the system used for testing construction products.

Former Government adviser, Paul Morrell...

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World's most powerful tidal turbine launched in Scotland

A 72 metre long tidal turbine, named Orbital O2, developed by Orbital Marine Power has been launched from the port of Dundee.

Orbital O2, which its developers claim is the world's most powe...

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