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A new deposit return scheme for 'single use' drinks containers in England has the potential to help reduce plastic, glass and metal waste, but the benefits promised will not be straightforward to deliver, an environmental law expert has said. 06 Apr 2018
Businesses in Scotland may be refused permission to sell alcohol on their premises if the person submitting the application for a licence is not entitled to work in the UK, under new legislation that has been proposed. 03 Apr 2018
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
It can be tempting for suppliers and retailers to enter into discussions over the recommended price customers should be charged for products. However, there are limits to what the law permits.
Commercial organisations subject to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act ('the Act') must report annually on the steps that they have taken during the financial year to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their own business or in their...
Retailers are expected to protect anyone who enters their premises from harm, by removing or controlling risks to employees, volunteers, contractors or members of the public.
The Consumer Rights Act aims to rectify the traditional complexities of UK consumer law by consolidating eight pieces of separate legislation in this area into a single piece of legislation.
MPs on the UK parliament's Treasury Committee will investigate the "opportunities and challenges" of Brexit for the UK’s VAT regime, as part of a wider enquiry into VAT, the Committee has confirmed. 03 Apr 2018
New laws that prohibit online businesses in the EU from applying practices that discriminate against consumers on the basis of their nationality, place or residence or place of establishment have entered into force. 27 Mar 2018
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