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Toll money BACK?

The floodgates may be about to open for a number of appeals regarding payment of the Mersey Gateway Bridge toll

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Update on treatment of drivers' hours offences

Changes to the law on drivers' hours offences now in force

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Cut in HGV levy for lorries that are clean

Haulage firms will pay less under the HGV levy for using cleaner lorries from next year

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Don’t be fooled by digital applications - O-licence applications moving online

Operator’s licence applications moving online from 1 April 2018

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Backhouse Jones Advises on Landmark Contempt of Court Case which Ends with Jail

In a landmark case, the High Court has given jail sentences to a couple for contempt of court after an attempted insurance fraud

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Consultation Released on Section 19 and 22 Permits for Community Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) has recently issued a consultation on the use of section 19 and section 22 permits for community transport

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AdBlue Emulators: The Real Cost Could Be Your Operator's Licence

The use of AdBlue emulators is on the increase and the price operators are having to pay is a high one

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Confusing Your GDPR With GPRS ? We Can Navigate You There and BACK

The clock is ticking on the GDPR which comes into force on 25th May 2018. Non compliant companies could be fined up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover

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Employment and HR Training or Road Regulatory Compliance Training: Take Your Pick!

Quality HR and employment training or road regulatory compliance training from Backhouse Jones

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Backhouse Jones Advises on Sale of Rosso Bus to Transdev

On 12 January 2018, Rosso became part of the Transdev family. This means that bus passengers in Rossendale, Bury and Rochdale will soon benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in new buses.

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