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Nine SMEs savour shortlisting success in national export competition

A brewery, a pasta producer and a plant hire company are among nine dynamic finalists who have been shortlisted from over 40 companies for Open to Export’s Action Plan Showcase Competition Final.

Better enforcement needed to cut mobile phone use, says FTA

Plans to double fines and penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving send a strong signal to drivers – but better enforcement is essential, says the Freight Transport Association.

Stuart Jackson, Tyresafe

TyreSafe launches dramatic video showing dangers of low tread depth

Tyre safety charity TyreSafe has launched a new 360° video that depicts the startling difference in braking distances between tyres just below the legal limit and those with full tread.

RHA chief executive Richard Burnett

French military in Calais as ‘Jungle’ dismantling process begins

French military to carry out security checks on HGV trucks at the port of Calais.

Lord Marland, Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

Export industry experts lined up for IOE World Trade Summit 2016

Industry experts from the world of export and international trade are set to speak at the Institute of Export’s World Trade Summit in London next week.