Own-account operators should take ownership of compliance and take HGV operating seriously, or they could face consequences to their O-licence, a traffic commissioner (TC) has warned. Nick Denton, TC for London and the South East, said directors of companies that hold a restricted O-licence must assume their responsibilities under O-licensing law or give way to others who are more capable. “Somebody in the organisation needs to take ownership of compliance and acquire the necessary knowledge – through formal training – […]
The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]
After much debate and analysis, an independent panel of cross-industry judges have hand-picked the finalists of the 2013 MT Awards. The judging took place over two days at the Hilton Leicester hotel, with each session lasting three hours, and chaired by a member of the MT editorial team. With the awards, now in their 27th year, being held in such high esteem by the industry, MT has enlisted the voice of the X Factor, Peter Dixon, to reveal the 2013 […]
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