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Replacement site safety regulations could give construction industry more flexibility, says expert

Draft new site safety rules published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) could go some way towards removing some of the "overly bureaucratic processes" that have become established within the construction industry, an expert has said. 04 Apr 2014

Software applications may qualify as medical devices and be subject to regulation, says MHRA

Applications that mobile users can download to help them monitor or control their health may be subject to rules governing the regulation of medical devices, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulations Agency has said. 21 Mar 2014

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New site safety regulations to be published shortly ahead of April 2015 implementation

Plans to revise UK laws on construction safety are likely to be published by the government at the beginning of April with the intention that they come into force in April 2015, a health and safety law expert has said.  20 Mar 2014

Robust contracts and due diligence assessment of supply chain can help companies recover product recall costs, says expert

Businesses can recover the "significant costs" associated with conducting product recalls that have been caused or contributed to by supplier quality failings if they have robust contract terms with suppliers and by carrying out ongoing due diligence... 06 Feb 2014

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