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April 2019 

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Our April 2019 edition includes:  

  • What can we learn from traumatic events?
  • How to transition from public to private sector
  • Who is responsible when noise annoys?

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Licensing does improve housing standards

Licensing does improve housing standards

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:14

Selective licensing schemes improve housing conditions and can even reduce anti-social behaviour, according to a joint report published today from CIEH and the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Clean Air plan welcomed but lacks detail

Environmental Protection

Clean Air plan welcomed but lacks detail

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:44

Ambitious plans from the government to clean up the air we breathe will work only if coupled with effective and properly funded local authority powers, according to experts.

‘Pink burger’ bar closes its doors

Food Safety

‘Pink burger’ bar closes its doors

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:35

A burger joint that fought and lost a court case to serve rare burgers has closed its doors saying the legal bid has made the businesses financially unviable.

FDA hits back at US media’s food fears

Food Safety

FDA hits back at US media’s food fears

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:27

The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has been obliged to clarify which food operations are continuing during the government shutdown.

Transform food system to save planet

Public Health

Transform food system to save planet

Sarah Campbell24/01/2019 - 13:53

Human diets are threatening Earth’s environmental sustainability and the global food system needs urgent transformation.

Lettings fees ban expected by summer

Housing

Lettings fees ban expected by summer

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:00

The Tenant Fees Bill, which bans agents and landlords from charging tenants lettings fees, is on the cusp of receiving royal assent and being passed into English law.

Councils given rogue landlord funds

Housing

Councils given rogue landlord funds

Katie Coyne24/01/2019 - 14:23

More than 50 councils across England will receive almost £2.4 million to crack down on rogue landlords.

‘Reclaim enforcement as social good’, urges charity

Health and Safety

‘Reclaim enforcement as social good’, urges charity

Katie Coyne10/01/2019 - 13:21

Red tape is better than bloody bandages: this was the claim of the Hazards Campaign charity as it presented its manifesto to improve health and safety at work.

EHPs sought for Grenfell inspection team

EHPs sought for Grenfell inspection team

Katie Coyne10/01/2019 - 13:49

A long-awaited taskforce to help local authorities identify and remove combustible cladding similar to that used on the Grenfell tower is finally being set up.

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