consultations

24th October 2016

HSE propose changes to INDG163

HSE has recently published some proposed changes to the risk assessment guidance contained in INDG163, which would allow duty holders some flexibility to rely on other documents such as procedures, safe systems of work etc. to demonstrate a record of the significant findings of their risk assessment. A draft of the guidance changes and short questionnaire is currently live on their website www.hse.gov.uk/risk/news.htm

19th October 2016

Consultation on WEEE compliance fees

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is consulting on WEEE compliance fee methodology 2016. Consultation closes 25th November. Comments are invited on whether the Secretary of State should set a compliance fee for 2016 and if so the extent to which each of the proposals meet the published evaluation criteria. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/environment/consultation-on-weee-compliance

14th October 2016

Consultation on revisions to the European Electronic Communications Framework

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport is consulting on the European Commission’s proposed revisions to the European Electronic Communications Framework. Consultation closes 30th November. The new Code aims to harmonise regulation of electronic communications across the EU. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/review-of-european-electronic-communications-regulatory-framework