Pesticide residues monitoring: DEFRA has published monitoring reports for 2015. View >

New Years Honours list 2016: Includes Dame status for HSE Chair Dame Judith Hackitt and OBE for BRC Director General Helen Dickinson. View >

Medicines Advertising seminar: The MHRA has announced its intention to run a ‘hot topic’ seminar on the advertising of prescription medicines on 23 FebruaryView >

Celesio Sainsbury’s Pharmacy deal: The Competition and Markets Authority has announced its intention to carry out an in depth investigation.View >

New public body launched: The Cabinet Office has issued a press release on the launch of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority. View >

Updates to EU protected names status: DEFRA issued updates in respect of the following products:

  • Traditional Welsh Caerphilly, Caerfilli: View >
  • London Cure Smoked Salmon: View >
  • Pembrokeshire Early Potatoes: View >

Enterprise Zone investment allowances: DCLG has published maps showing where 100% first year capital investment tax allowances apply. View >