‘X’ Marks the Spot

A red’ X’ sign displayed above a motorway lane indicates that a driver is prohibited from driving in that lane. The Highways Agency over the last 5 years has used these red ‘X’ signs on smart motorways to manage traffic around an obstruction in the lane. Drivers failing to comply with traffic signs are guilty […]

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Important Tax Rule Changes for Companies & Their Contractors

The self employed and independent contractors have traditionally been able to decide whether to operate through a personal service company, under which they receive dividends and an income from the company, with the latter paying corporation tax on its income minus allowable costs including any salary paid out. The purpose and objective of this so-called […]

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Woodfines Transport Solicitors present at Brake’s Global Fleet Champions Conference 2019

On 22 May 2019, Mike Hayward, Charlotte Hunt, Jane Anderson and Nathan Taylor-Allkins of Woodfines’ Crime, Regulatory and Transport team presented a mock Crown Court trial, highlighting the possible criminal implications of driver distraction and mobile phone use, to the delegates of Brake’s Global Fleet Champions, Fleet Safety Conference 2019 in Birmingham. The theme of […]

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