Felixstowe-based Multimodal Logistics has been ordered to pay £1.1m to trustees of a workplace pension after losing a bid to appeal a High Court ruling. The haulier and China Shipping (U.K.) Agency was found liable by the High Court last year to pay £1.1m and £6.6m, respectively, to PS Independent Trustees, which brought the litigation. A bid by both companies to appeal the High Court ruling was rejected this month by Marie Bancroft-Rimmer, a Master of the Court of Appeal. […]
Seven men, including URTU general secretary Bob Monks, have been released on bail after a series of co-ordinated arrests as part of an investigation into alleged fraud offences relating to LGV licences and Driver CPC. The operation, conducted by Greater Manchester Police’s Volume Fraud unit in conjunction with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), also saw a warrant executed at URTU HQ in Cheadle Hulme on Wednesday 15 February. Among those arrested were URTU national officer Mel Thornton; regional officer Lee […]
The hearing to decide whether compensation claims can go ahead against the big six European truck manufacturers for fixing the list prices of certain vehicles will be heard in June.
Road transport software specialist Aquarius has developed a paperless digital signature system for drivers infringement letters that it claims will save fleet managers time and improve compliance through better record-keeping.