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PHVs and Hackney Carriages: The Consequences if Your Vehicle Classification is Not Correctly Recorded on Your Vehicle Log Book (“V5”)?

You may consider that details will be accurately recorded on such a document by the DVLA. However, if there is an error in the inputting of material, onto the V5, it will be transposed onto the Police National Computer (“PNC”). So why should this be an issue and in particular, why should it matter...

Bus Driver Who Had Been Instantly Dismissed For Failing a Random Drugs Test Wins Nearly £85,000 Unfair Dismissal Compensation

Alan Bailes had been employed by First Bristol Limited as a bus driver for 22 years. As with many other employers in the Transport sector, First Bristol carries out random drug and alcohol testing of its employees. Mr Bailes failed a saliva test, which picked up traces of cocaine. He was adamant...

79 months down - 5 to go

However you look at it, I think it is safe to say that the road to becoming a qualified solicitor is a long one. The cliché “it’s a marathon and not a sprint” could not be more apt in my opinion. Fortunately, I am reaching the finishing line and only have five months to go; I am sure that you can...

The price of justice?

In addition to any financial penalty and order to pay prosecution costs, from 13 April 2015 Criminal Courts will be imposing a Criminal Courts Charge if you are found guilty of an offence committed on or after that date. You may also receive a Criminal Courts Charge for an unsuccessful appeal or...

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