Canute Group, which is due to shut its doors this week (21 December), was unable to demonstrate financial standing, MT can now reveal. Following the news that the business, which completed a pre-pack administration in May, had come to the end of the road, a spokesman for the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) said: “I can now confirm the following with respect to the operator licence applications made by Almtone Limited [owner of Canute Group]. “The applications were considered […]
“Urgent action needed to stop avalanche of redundancies and insolvencies,” warns head of Logistics UK
Logistics UK has warned the government it needs to act now to stimulate economic activity and restore consumer confidence amid claims the nation’s businesses are “stagnating” after two months of cautious re-opening following the pandemic.
Administrators handling the affairs of Clugston Group said they had successfully agreed a sale of the share capital of its haulage arm, Clugston Distribution Services (CDS).
The long-standing row over the independence of the traffic commissioners (TCs) from Vosa has been laid to rest with the publication this week of a framework document. The document clearly sets out the roles of the TC, the Department for Transport (DfT) and its agencies. It has been signed by senior TC Beverley Bell and transport minister Mike Penning. The independence row was sparked following a letter from the DfT in late 2010 to the then senior TC Philip Brown, […]