Transport post Brexit – should we worry?

Rules and regulations that govern the minutiae of business movement abound the EU’s member states.  This web of do’s and don’ts facilitates the movement of goods by water, air and road, with operating licenses issued centrally.  With the advent of... - Read more

 

HGV drivers beware!

You may have read about the recent attacks on lorry drivers to steal their cargo using a knock-out gas.  As if inadvertent people trafficking from Calais to Dover wasn’t bad enough, there are now even scarier challenges to consider for... - Read more

 

Are Apprenticeships Cool?

For many young guns forging a path in life, Uni, as it is affectionately known, is the obvious, perhaps natural route to academia and hopefully a profession or at least a job at the end of all that blood, sweat... - Read more

 

The Future of work is Grey!

Whether we like it or not most of us will need or have to work for longer before we can retire.  The old concept of retirement with final salary pensions is a thing of the past. In two years’ time... - Read more

 

Technology breeds counter-technology rogues

As fast as innovators develop technology for the common good, others are intent on developing ways to exploit technology for ill-gotten gains.  Electronic car locking systems can be ‘intercepted’ and cars stolen from owner’s drives.  Online fraud has been driven... - Read more

 

Would you be microchipped for work?

We live in an unprecedented period of surveillance.  Our lives are monitored and recorded from the time we switch on our mobile device to the time we get to work and return home.  Even our television viewing preferences are scrutinised... - Read more

 

Uber HGV? – you cannot be serious!

Think Uber, think taxi.  Of course, we do.  As a company that is regularly quoted as being an exponential growth business, Uber has built a global empire on the back of a mobile app. It is astonishingly successful and as... - Read more

 

Heathrow expansion – where do you sit?

If you languish in the London suburbs along the Heathrow flight paths, your stomach may lurch at the very thought of a third runway being built.  In the provinces, the argument may seem very convincing; however, with half of London’s... - Read more

 

The driverless lorry is on its way . . .

“Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive.  Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony,” Morpheus, The Matrix. Technology has arrived at a tipping point that will change our lives and the lives of... - Read more

 

Put the phone down!

Are we becoming a nation of amnesiacs? Judging by the constant use of phones in cars and lorries on our roads, I guess the answer must be ‘yes’.  All the messages and laws restricting the use of mobiles are still... - Read more

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