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. […]
HGV driver jailed for carrying stun gun “for protection” after attack by illegal immigrants in France
An HGV driver found in possession of a stun gun and pepper spray, which he claimed was for his protection after illegal immigrants broke his arm during an attack in France, has been jailed for 18 months.
A Lithuanian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after being found guilty of smuggling 24 kilos of cocaine worth £1m into the UK in his cab.
A haulage company and its director have been fined £9,923 for moving waste in and out of an illegal waste site in Fineshade, Northamptonshire.