Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year. MD Peter Brown told Motortransport.co.uk that an increase in business and an improved economic outlook helped turnover at the company rise from £29.7m to £33.8m in the year to 31 May 2014. Documents filed at Companies House also revealed an 18% increase in pre-tax profit to £814,620 (2012/13: £687,377). Its margin, however, remained flat at 2.4%. “We had two big contract wins […]
Thames Valley Police are investigating an accident in which a lorry driver employed by Palletways member Reason Transport was crushed to death whilst unloading a palletised delivery in High Wycombe.
Operators could face financial penalties if they are discovered to be paying employed drivers incorrectly to evade tax, after the RHA highlighted the practice.
Deloitte has been confirmed as the administrator of Grangemouth-based Duncan Adams.