The guidance on how to develop a management system and keep it up to date so that you can carry out activities under an environmental permit has recently been updated.
It states: ‘Your environmental permit requires you to have a written management system. This is a set of procedures describing what you will do to minimise the risk of pollution from the activities covered by your permit and from 7 April 2019, if you have a waste permit that was granted before 6 April 2008 you’ll need to manage and operate your waste activity in line with a written management system.’
A new section was added on 17th December: ‘Online security: protect your business’ which suggests taking simple steps to protect your business. It states: ‘You can take some simple steps to protect your business against online security threats. Good online security will help make sure your business does not cause pollution. Any pollution that does occur is your responsibility as the permit holder.
See the National Cyber Security Centre website for guidance about online security.’
To read the full guidance click here: www.gov.uk/guidance