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Heavy Vehicle Test Certificates Have Changed

From Saturday 14 July 2018, heavy vehicle test certificates for HGVs, PSVs and trailers have changed.

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The recent introduction of The Bus Services Act 2017 has opened the door for Mayoral Combined Authorities outside of London to begin implementing bus franchising operations in their area.

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The right not to respond to emails after work hours – the New York proposed bill

In the UK, 40% of workers check their emails outside of working hours, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

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What happens Brex’t for Honda’s former Spitfire plant?

Brexit has the potential to have disastrous effects on Honda’s ‘just in time’ production process.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has issued a monetary penalty notice on the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”) following an incident in late 2016.

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Higher financial levels for restricted O-licences? Have your say!

Consultation opens for financial standing levels for restricted O-licences.

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Don't get hacked off about internet fraud!

The emergence of the internet, and its dominance in our every day lives, has opened doors that were incomprehensible just a few years ago.

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Have Your Say! Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill Consultation Now Open

As part of Brexit, the UK is faced with a task of ensuring that its departure from the EU is as smooth as possible. 

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Confusing your GDPR with GPS?

There's no need to get lost. Our transport specific Guidance Packs will assist.

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Football shirts are the plumage of the 21st Century

What do the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the World Cup have in common?

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