latest news

filter news

latest news

Legislation introduced in response to Pine Processionary Moth interceptions

This emergency legislation amends import requirements for Cedrus and Pinus trees brought into Great Britain, and came into force on 29 April 2022. 

04 May 2022 | Technical News

Defra permit UK plant passports to be attached in EU

The existing temporary measure which permits UK plant passports to be applied in an EU member state has been extended until 30 June 2023.

27 Apr 2022 | Technical News

New pilot requirement for tree suppliers to strengthen UK biosecurity

A new requirement for the forestry sector will be piloted to combat the threat from pests and diseases and further strengthen UK biosecurity, Defra and the Forestry Commission announced earlier this week.

20 Apr 2022 | Technical News

Defra responds to inspection fee and inspection frequency consultations

Defra has announced two changes to the current system of inspections that will be implemented from July 2022.

20 Apr 2022 | Technical News

Users of Professional Plant Protection Products invited to register with Defra

A deadline of 22 June 2022 has been set for registration of all users. Find out more on where you fit and further registration guidance.

13 Apr 2022 | Technical News

Pine processionary moth (PPM) intercepted on imported pine trees

Remain vigilant for signs which may indicate the presence of PPM on pine and conifer plants in the UK – particularly when new specimens are planted.   

13 Apr 2022 | Technical News

Defra invite traders to register for ‘soft launch’ of Sevington

Importers of high priority plants or plant products have been invited by Defra to register as part of a voluntary initiative - registration opened on 8 April 2022 for 2 weeks.

13 Apr 2022 | Technical News

Lone working: Protecting your employees

As with any other work-related task, employers have a responsibility to manage the risk their employees face when working alone. Employers need to ensure they train, supervise, and monitor lone workers, as well as keep in touch with them. 

30 Mar 2022 | Technical News

HMRC release ‘Excise Notice 75’ ahead of changes to red diesel rules

This notice will serve as a definitive guide for red diesel users in the landscape industry – but also for HMRC inspectors charged with policing the rules coming into force from 1 April 2022.

30 Mar 2022 | Technical News

Improve your understanding and management of risk assessment

A quick overview and resources into what businesses need to know about risk assessment.

24 Mar 2022 | Technical News
previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 15next

Page 2 of 15

filter news

clear