Lorry drivers bringing freight to the UK will be exempt from the need to quarantine for 14 days, according to business secretary Alok Sharma. As the government prepares to launch a 14-day quarantine at all ports and airports, Sharma said lorry drivers would be exempt from the scheme. Speaking at a Downing Street press conference he said: “I recognise that the quarantining measures will put restrictions on businesspeople being able to travel. “We will be setting out shortly the exemptions. […]
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.
Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s.
New rules for operators appearing at public inquiries (PIs) in light of Covid-19 could jeopardise fair hearings and may result in a rise in the number of appeals, according to solicitors.