Volumetric Mixers to be brought in line with HGV Regulations
The law currently exempts volumetric operators from the requirement to hold an Operator Licence. The exemption saw these vehicles being defined as “engineering plant” rather than goods vehicles and have therefore been able to operate outside of the operator licensing regime. However, as of 1 September 2018, any operator using volumetric mixers will need to: […]
Brexit Update: Settlement Statuses and Other Employment Rights
With just nine months remaining until the UK formally exits the EU, it is still very difficult to predict where Brexit will be heading, and therefore it is problematic for employers to know how they should be supporting their employees. However, it is clear that the first aspect to get on top of is the […]
Meet Martin, Providing Business-Focused Legal Advice on Your Doorstep
Since joining Woodfines Solicitors in August, Martin Page, a solicitor for company and commercial matters, has made it his mission to provide high quality legal advice to Bedfordshire-based businesses without the need to travel to nearby cities. He says: “In recent years, many professional advisors have moved away from Bedford and into Cambridge or Milton Keynes, leaving […]
Chris Walke talks to Cambridge 105 Radio
Chris Walke, a Legal Assistant in Woodfines’ Commercial team, visited Cambridge 105 Radio last week to discuss the issues Japanese Knotweed can potentially cause if discovered on your property. If you missed it, you can listen again on Cambridge 105’s website.
What do all drivers have in common? No one wants to be caught short and everyone needs a toilet break, especially when on a long journey. Yet for vocational drivers in the haulage or passenger sector, gaining assess to toilet facilities can be real daily struggle. Having somewhere to freshen up on the road or […]
MKFM Podcast: Helen Simpson talks LPAs
Earlier this week, Woodfines’ Helen Simpson, a solicitor specialising in Wills & Probate, visited MKFM radio to discuss the importance of making an LPA (Lasting Power of Attorney). If you missed it, you can listen again on MKFM’s website.