All traffic commissioner public inquiries have been postponed until further notice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesman for the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) said face-to-face hearings were all now postponed, with new hearing dates to be notified in due course: “Traffic commissioners have to ensure that hearings are fair and that parties have time to take advice,” he said. “The present circumstances would make it difficult for operators to prepare for public inquiries by gathering physical […]
The administrator handling the affairs of failed Cornish haulier Ian Aldridge Transport has revealed that a director removed assets from the business before it was appointed, potentially breaching insolvency laws.
Tesco has been stopped from unilaterally withdrawing entitlements to retained pay for workers at its Livingston distribution centre following a ruling in the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
The decline in the number of O-licences in circulation continues, according to the latest report from the traffic commissioners. The number of licences in issue fell by 3,000 last year, from 84,072 in 2011-12 to 80,894 in 2012-13.