For hauliers who have been obliged to suspend or severely cut back on their operations because of the Covid-19 epidemic, a return to work probably cannot come soon enough. But as Jonathon Backhouse of Backhouse Jones solicitors told motortransport.co.uk, operators need to be aware of possible pitfalls in resuming their operations. All employers, regardless of business are obliged by law to carry out a Covid-19 risk assessment to establish the level of risk to their workforce and visitors to their […]
A North East haulage firm has been fined £200,000 after one of its employees fell from the rear of a shipping container while he was unloading a shipment of steel girders and died.
Nagel Langdons is predicting a 10% permanent trading loss this year as it continues to feel the reverberations from the UK’s departure from the European Union and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Earned Recognition operators will be given a 12-month MOT exemption on their HGVs and trailers as the DVSA tries to ease a huge bottleneck.