When it comes to lobbying regulation, Chris Whitehouse, Chair of Whitehouse Communications and an expert on food policy and regulation, argues strongly that more is needed if we are to separate ethical political consultants from dodgy current and former politicians. Writing for the influential sector magazine, The Grocer, you can read Chris’s full article here. … Continued
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In what was both an insightful and stimulating discussion, Whitehouse Communications and the Urology Trade Association hosted a webinar, discussing the role of medical device regulation post-Brexit. Joining the panel was Graeme Tunbridge, Director of Devices at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA); Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbot and Chair of … Continued
Urology Trade Association Webinar panel discussion: What is the role of medical device regulation post-Brexit? Thursday 22nd April, 10:00am – Zoom (Register here) The Whitehouse Consultancy, on behalf of the Urology Trade Association is hosting a webinar panel discussion on the role of medical device regulation post-Brexit. Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the Medicines … Continued
On Wednesday 21st November from 11.15 to 12.00 am, our Associate Director Viviana Spaghetti will be hosting a roundtable at Food Matters Live 2018 on “understanding and shaping the regulations affecting your business”. During this roundtable, participants will have the opportunity to gather and discuss topics such as: • administrative burdens and how they affect … Continued
In a new column for Vitafoods Europe, Whitehouse Political Consultant Chenoa Geerts has analysed new EU regulations on Novel Foods and whether they could open the door to edible insects that form part of diet of more than two billion people worldwide. To read Chenoa’s article, please click here.
As of 1 January the new EU Regulation (2015/2283) on novel foods became applicable. This Regulation has the ambitious aim of creating more favourable conditions for businesses to innovate and market new food products across the EU. But what are the practical implications of this law for EU food businesses and will our novel food … Continued
Senior Political Consultant Frances Powrie considers the need for scrutiny as the UK incorporates and reviews EU regulations as part of Brexit.
The Department of Health has published the outcome of its consultation period on the Duty of Candour. As part of the publication, the Department also clarified what penalties would be put in place for providers that breach new fundamental standards of care, and finalised its fit and proper persons regulations for directors. This is all … Continued
The new Schools Commissioner Frank Green has published a letter to academies that confirms that the Government will be introducing a long-awaited “middle tier” of academy regulation. The proposals align with those leaked to the Guardian earlier this year about the introduction of elected Headteacher Boards (HTBs), which will work alongside soon-to-be-appointed Regional Schools Commissioners … Continued
It has been announced that the Government will formally review the fundraising self-regulation scheme in 2017, and report back to MPs. The Government has argued that fundraisers should continue to self-regulate but that the self-regulation system should be “placed on notice” and reviewed in 2017. This follows a recommendation by Lord Hodgson that the fundraising sector should … Continued
For many, one of the most missed aspects of pre-pandemic life was the ability to hop on a – often cheap – flight to a different corner of the world. Indeed, before most of the world’s borders were shut down due to COVID-19, and restrictions to freedom of movement were imposed, over 4 billion passengers … Continued
Pensions minister Guy Opperman has recently and proudly announced that the UK is the first major country to require its pension schemes to abide by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures reporting requirements. From October 2021, and commencing with schemes with more than £5bn in assets, pension trustees will have to set out the … Continued