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 […]
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 […]
Wincanton saw revenue grow by 1.7% to £1.2bn in the year ending 31 March 2021, fuelled by strong performances in digital and e-fulfilment and new wins in the public sector.
Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet to the UK’s major supermarkets with plans to expand its fresh food delivery service across the country.