The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) have signed a formal intelligence sharing agreement. The agreement should make it easier to identify the organised criminal gangs engaged in cross-industry insurance fraud such as crash-for-cash scams. The concord, signed by the IFB’s head of intelligence Stephen Dalton, and the Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary, Michael Barton, should provide the IFB with better access to police intelligence. “Today’s landmark agreement demonstrates the long-term strategic commitment from […]
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).
The 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect at the beginning of November could be just “the tip of the iceberg” in terms of increasing insurance costs for truck operators, a leading commercial vehicle insurer has warned.
Insurance costs could climb next year although fuel duty will remain frozen, it was confirmed in this afternoon’s Autumn Statement.