Illegal online resale price maintenance in CMA spotlight:
Government launch product recall website: In response to association of the Grenfell fire tragedy with a fridge freezer the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a product recall website showing domestic electrical products recalled on grounds on fire safety back to 2010 in a standardised format.
List of recalls >
Joint working between CMA and Gambling Commission:
The Competition and Markets Authority and the Gambling Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding on how they work together
The CMA is taking enforcement action over what it sees as unfair practices by a number of online operators.
Gambling Commission >
EU technical regulation: EU regulation 2017/1016 >
Sets maximum residue levels for plant protection products.
DEXEU Secretary of State opens Brexit negotiations:
David Davis made both opening > and closing > remarks on the 1st day of negotiations.
Terms of reference for the negotiations were also published. View >
Amongst organisations commenting on the opening of negotiations were the EU Parliament > the BCC > and the Welsh > and Scottish > Governments.
DWF insight: The Queen’s speech June 2017: Key implications for employers. The government has announced that there will not be a Queen’s speech in 2018 and so the details of the legislation set out cover the next two years. Read more about the main employment law implications.
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DEFRA Secretary of State talks about fisheries management post Brexit: Michael Gove has visited Peterhead to hold discussions with fishermen’s organisations about management of UK fish stocks following Brexit. View >
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