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Financial Standing: 2018 update

The level of funds that standard national and standard international licence holders will be required to demonstrate access to in 2018 has increased slightly from this year.

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Brake Performance Testing – How Do You Do Yours?

The Traffic Commissioners and the DVSA have recently issued separate warnings to operators of the need to improve their approach to brake performance testing

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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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The Demise of Carillion: What Might it Mean for my Business?

Carillion has gone bust. This will affect many businesses all over the world. How might this affect your business?

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Major Group Action Against Truck Manufacturers Likely to Exceed £1billion

Major group action against truck manufacturers likely to exceed £1billion in value as Road Haulage Association extends legal team.

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“Self-Employed” Worker Wins Landmark Case for Backdated Holiday Pay

The European Court of Justice held that anyone deemed to be a “worker” is entitled to claim holiday pay for the whole of their employment, if they had not been allowed to exercise their right to take it.

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ECJ Rules Uber Is a Transport Company

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that Uber is a cab firm

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

The clock is ticking on the GDPR countdown and with under a year to go until the legislation comes into force on 25th May 2018. If you are found not to be compliant, your company could be fined up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover

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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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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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With a heritage stretching back to 1819 Backhouse Jones is the leading firm of solicitors which, since the introduction of the first transport act in 1930, has built an unrivalled reputation representing the transport industry.


By concentrating its expertise within just the road transport industry, Backhouse Jones provides an identifiably bespoke service completely tailored for logistics.


The 2017 Independent Chambers Guide describes the company as “fully focused on representing clients from the passenger transport industries, covering the full range of legal needs” and “the premier firm dealing with road transport regulatory work with far and away the biggest market share of any firm in this field”.


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