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Technology used by the NHS in England will need to conform to minimum technical standards in future, under plans outlined by the UK government. 18 Oct 2018
ANALYSIS: UK prime minister Theresa May has told EU leaders that she will consider extending the Brexit transition period, a move that will cause political ripples at home but could bring London and Brussels closer to a deal. 18 Oct 2018
Since April 2014 the EU has imposed financial and trade sanctions on Russia in connection with the situation in Ukraine.
The legal test for penalty clauses has recently changed, meaning that more clauses may be unenforceable and ineffective under English law.
European law requires food businesses to ensure that only food which is safe is placed on the market. These requirements affect all stages of production, processing and distribution of food.
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.
The UK government should help industry to fund the cost of stockpiling medicines ahead of Brexit, a trade body has said. 17 Oct 2018
The risk of businesses colluding with one another over the price of goods and services would diminish if there was extensive use of personalised pricing algorithms in digital markets, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said. 10 Oct 2018
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