Check your financial standing before attending public inquiries, lawyer urges


 

Operators due to appear at public inquiries are urged to review their financial standing requirements in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, following cases in which firms struggled to demonstrate compliance before the traffic commissioner. Laura Hadzik, Backhouse Jones solicitor, said it had become “increasingly apparent” that many hauliers could not demonstrate they were meeting financial standing and were falling foul of their regulatory requirements at PIs. Hadzik said: “It’s a mandatory requirement throughout the lifetime of your licence, and it’s […]