Publications in: Health and social care

Development of an Approach to Distributing Supporting People Monies to Local Authority Areas

Subsector:Social care
Published: September, 2008
Document type:Report

LE Wales were commissioned by the Welsh Assembly Government to examine the feasibility of introducing a formula-based mechanism for the distribution of Supporting People funds to local authorities. There was no presumption that such a mechanism was feasible and the intention was that any such mechanism should reflect the distribution of ‘need’ for housing-related support […]

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Impact Assessment of Implementing the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: November, 2006
Document type:Report

This Economic Bried reports on an econometric assessment London Economics has carried out of the likely trade impacts of adoption of the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

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Evaluating the Cumulative Impact of Safety, Health and Environmental Regulation on the UK Industrial Coatings, Aerosols and Speciality Chemicals Sectors

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: August, 2006
Document type:Report

This report provides estimates of the cost of compliance with current safety, health and environmental regulations in excess of the minimum costs necessary to ensure current levels of protection, describes the perceived benefits of these regulations and sets out a number of proposals for reducing the cost of compliance with the current regulations while maintaining […]

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Impact Assessment of Implementing GHS (Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) – Trade Effects

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: May, 2006
Document type:Report

In July 2003, the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was formally adopted by the UN ECOSOC. Its aim is to bring together the major world classification and labelling (C&L) systems of chemicals (substances and preparations/mixtures) into a single new system. This part of the impact assessment provides empirical evidence on […]

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Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model – Economic Model and MatLab Code

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: September, 2005
Document type:

The report assesses the economic costs along the supply chain of the testing and registration phase of the new chemicals policy. The analysis includes an assessment of the impact on the prices of the chemical and of the products that successively use the chemical along the supply chain and how these changes in prices affect […]

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