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UK changing the law of using phones whilst driving
April 19, 2021

UK changing the law of using phones whilst driving

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The Government is seeking to tighten the law around using a mobile phone whilst behind the steering wheel.   It has been an offence under UK law since 2003 to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving. Drivers caught can expect to receive a fixed penalty notice (FPN) of £200 and six penalty points on…

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Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus
May 12, 2020

Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus

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Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus Construction sites operating during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic need to ensure they are protecting their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This guidance is intended to introduce consistent measures on sites of all sizes, in line with the Government’s recommendations on social distancing. Self-Isolation Anyone who…

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Don’t Let a Tax Investigation Bring You Down
March 18, 2019

Don’t Let a Tax Investigation Bring You Down

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An HMRC tax investigation led to technology giant, Apple, being forced to pay £136m earlier this year, but nobody is off HMRC’s radar when it comes to tax investigations, as the many plumbers who ignored the option of an HMRC amnesty will testify. HMRC frequently selects businesses at random for tax investigations. However, companies, firms…

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New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible
September 10, 2018

New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible

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New biofuel targets were introduced in April that aim to double renewable fuel use in the UK transport sector within 15 years. By changing the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), owners of transport fuel who supply at least 450,000 litres a year will have to make sure their mix is at least 12.4% biofuel by…

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