Operators struggling to meet financial standing can now be offered a period of grace of up to a year to get themselves on a firmer footing, according to transport lawyers. Laura Hadzik, solicitor at Backhouse Jones, said the maximum period had been extended by six months to 12 months “for assessments of inadequate finance made between 1 March and 30 September 2020″. She added: “We don’t have any further details yet, it only came through last night [4 June] but […]
A decision to refocus the business in 2017 has put RT Keedwell Holdings in a stronger position to weather the Covid-19 pandemic, MD Jon White told motortransport.co.uk this week.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
Lorry drivers bringing freight to the UK will be exempt from the need to quarantine for 14 days, according to business secretary Alok Sharma.