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  • Money talks

    • 25 March 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    The law requires that all applicants or holders of an HGV O-licence have sufficient financial standing to ensure that they can properly finance their operation and maintain their vehicles in a fit … more

  • Dress to impress

    • 21 March 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    Employers in the haulage industry understandably want their employees to look smart and presentable while at work, irrespective of whether or not they are in a customer-facing role.

    An employee's … more

  • Preparing for the worst

    • 12 March 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    Police and HSE involvement following a serious workplace accident is now the norm.

    With the number of corporate manslaughter prosecutions rising, and six-figure fines for breaches of health and … more

  • Keep calm, don't panic

    • 07 March 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    It is, surely, the call every fleet manager dreads… but when one of your drivers rings to tell you they’ve been involved in a cyclist fatality, it’s important you have a plan of … more

  • Liquid assets

    • 03 March 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    Companies that specialise in the transport of bulk liquids must adhere to some of the strictest hygiene standards in haulage.

    Tanks must be in good repair, without defects, checked regularly and … more

  • Avoiding own goals

    • 19 February 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    Many keen football fans may be tempted to take time off work during the World Cup to support England or another team, even if this means they have to do so through unauthorised absence.

    While there … more

  • Corrupt practices

    • 11 February 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    It is thought that some logistics companies may still be putting themselves at risk of prosecution by their failure to implement adequate anti-bribery policies and procedures.

    But with still no … more

  • Where there's a will...

    • 04 February 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    It may not be as simple as stating in a will that you want your business to pass to your children, particularly if you are in business with other people.

    The two main questions that spring to mind … more

  • Whistle test

    • 23 January 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    You have concerns about serious wrongdoing in your haulage company but don’t know what to do. 

    There is the fear that if you blow the whistle then you will be seen as a troublemaker, … more

  • Lease of life

    • 14 January 2014
    • By Roger Brown

    Before entering into any lease arrangement of land or buildings, whether it be a yard or a warehouse, a tenant needs to give careful consideration to a number of issues both legal and practical. … more

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