David Nicholson, former owner of Nicholson’s Transport, which went under in June last year, has been found guilty of fraudulently evading payment of over £130,000 of VAT and given a 22-month suspended prison sentence. Durham Crown Court heard that a routine HMRC investigation in October 2018 found that company accountant James Sobotowski had adjusted five figures for quarterly VAT returns by £132,000, at Nicholson’s behest. Nicholson said he asked his accountant to adjust the payment after realising the company could […]
Another significant blow to the transport sector could come in the form of an extension of the Capital’s congestion charge zone, which has been suggested as a means of bailing out Transport for London (TfL).
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).
HGV driver jailed for seven years after placing bets on phone moments before crashing into father of four
A lorry driver who was placing bets on his mobile phone moments before his truck ploughed into a father of four, at 56 mph, has been jailed.