GOODS VEHICLE OPERATORS LICENCES NOW REQUIRED FOR SMALL VANS

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The current UK goods vehicle operator licensing regime covers vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes, e.g. lorries and larger public service vehicles (PSVs), such as buses. As part of the UK-EU negotiations and subsequent Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), the UK has agreed to extend operator licensing requirements to include goods vehicles weighing more than 2.5 tonnes up to 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight (including combined weight … Read More

LONDON DIRECT VISION STANDARD AND HGV PERMIT NOW IN FORCE

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Previously we have reported on places to introduce a scheme whereby HGV’s over 12 tonnes would require a safety permit to enter Greater London or face a fine. It was proposed that vehicles would be given a zero to five star rating based on how much the driver can see directly from the vehicle’s cab, the more the driver can … Read More

Guides to returning to work after lockdown

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As the Government’s lockdown measures are eased many businesses are considering returning to work. Therefore, in conjunction with our colleagues within the PIB Group, we have produced guidance covering some key factors to consider when re-opening your sites. Whilst each business will have its own unique challenges, hopefully this will help you to consider how you can reopen safely when … Read More

Lemonade and Business Continuity Planning – a view from Stuart Upton, PIB Risk Management

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How are lemons, lemonade and business continuity planning connected? Our System and Process Director, Stuart Upton shares his views. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, it’s a proverbial phrase to encourage us to think positively in the face of adversity. In other words, if something negative happens (the lemons representing sourness or something difficult) and you do something about … Read More