Seminar to advise transport firms on latest regulations
Northern Ireland businesses involved in the transportation of goods and people could be at risk if they are not up-to-date with the latest regulations and compliance standards.
That's the message from legal firm DWF. The company's Belfast office will host a road transport operators seminar in Templepatrick next month.
The event on February 6 will be held in the Hilton,
With less than 65 days until the UK leaves the EU, concern over the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on cross-border trade and the freight industry in particular is at an all-time high.
Legal firm DWF said employers and businesses need to act to ensure they are fully compliant with the shifting scene.
The seminar will include a real-life crisis scenario to highlight the many challenges businesses may face - from criminal investigations to health and safety management.
DWF said HGV and PSV operators are facing increasing scrutiny across the UK
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Ken Rutherford, executive partner at DWF Belfast, said: "No matter the size or scale of operation, transporting goods and people can be a logistical and legal minefield.
"With licensing regimes and compliance standards continuing to evolve, this seminar will help all transport operators ensure their business is totally 'road-ready'."
The event runs from 8am (breakfast & registration) and closes with a networking lunch from 1.30pm.