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Zero sum game?

Zero-hours contracts have become notorious in the last twelve months with claims that thousands of employees tied to these deals are being exploited by their employers.

Protest movement

Recent years have seen a number of high profile protests involving encampments on open spaces.

Man on a mission

Traffic commissioner (TC) for the South Eastern and Metropolitan Area Nick Denton slotted into his post in March 2012.  

Par for the course

Reading the DVSAs online description of driver CPC training, it’s hard not feel at least a little enthusiastic about the scheme.

Training troubles

The 10 September deadline for lorry drivers to have finished their CPC training - five years after the requirement was first introduced - is almost here.

The heart of the industry

No one in the transport office is more important than the nominated transport manager.

Phone fears

It is more than a decade since the UK first passed legislation banning the use of hand-held mobile phones behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Ringing the Changes

By any stretch of the imagination, using a mobile phone at the wheel of an HGV is reckless and potentially catastrophic and the traffic commissioners are now actively addressing the problem.

Bonfire of the regulations

Run any type of business these days and it is likely that the business will have to comply with a variety of rules and regulations.

Feel the Force

The consequences of non-performance of a contract will depend on what the contract provides for.