Commercial vehicles looking to load or unload on yellow lines may soon find themselves fighting for space after plans put forward by secretary of state for communities and local government, Eric Pickles, to let general motorists park for limited periods on yellow lines. Pickles has proposed allowing motorists to park free of charge on double yellow lines for up to 15 minutes in order to help boost business on the nation’s high streets, expressing concerns that hefty parking fines and […]
DHL Supply Chain promises to protect jobs on Mothercare contract as retailer calls in administrators
DHL Supply Chain will do its “utmost” to protect the jobs of staff working on its Mothercare contract, the logistics firm pledged this week following the retailer’s announcement that it is to put its UK business into administration, threatening the closure of 79 stores.
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
Mercedes-Benz and three of its commercial vehicle dealers – Ciceley, Road Range and Enza – have admitted infringing competition law and agreed to pay settlements totalling £2.6m, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has revealed.