Covid Secure driving: getting back on the road

30 July 2021

The key principles in the Covid Secure guidance for working in or from vehicles provide a practical guide for hauliers and other operators on how to work safely during the current pandemic.

Planned changes to the UK operator licensing regime — EU Mobility Package

28 July 2021

While increased paperwork and border delays are among the most pressing concerns faced by UK hauliers since leaving the EU, the changes made necessary by the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) are still becoming apparent. In the most recent example, the Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a call for evidence ahead of introducing further rules from the EU Mobility Package for those operating goods vehicles between the UK and EU.

Drivers’ hours — issues and exemptions

13 July 2021

Tim Ridyard of Woodfines solicitors reviews various issues surrounding the rules for the installation and use of tachographs and drivers’ hours, also considering the way in which derogations (relaxations) are interpreted in the UK.

Wheel Security — minimising the risks

9 July 2021

The success of any commercial transport operation relies on its vehicles travelling to their destination in a safe, secure and timely manner. Here, Christopher Wagner of Pellys Transport & Regulatory Law considers the importance of wheel safety in the prevention of wheel loss incidents.

FAQs on employing foreign nationals post-Brexit

2 July 2021

The FAQs below detail everything organisations need to know regarding the employment of foreign workers following our exit from the EU. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Using the furlough scheme in 2021

1 July 2021

As the UK nations look to ease lockdown restrictions over the next few months, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores the key things to bear in mind for those seeking to make use of the furlough scheme in 2021.

An update on right to work checks

1 July 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details the most up to date guidance on right to work checks, including virtual right to work checks.