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Bus Services Bill: congestion ahead?

The Bus Services Bill has finally made an appearance in the House of Lords on 19 May 2016, a day after its announcement in the Queen’s Speech.
06 June 2016

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Liberalisation of EU Port Services

When it comes to transport within the European Single Market, there is very little that is surprising about proposed regulation of ports. We discuss the anomaly here.
23 May 2016

Government to apply the Consumer Rights Act 2015 to rail, aviation and maritime sectors

Following consultation, the government has decided not to exempt permanently the rail, aviation and maritime sectors from certain provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
05 April 2016

European Commission consultation on developing rail passenger rights

The European Commission is consulting until May 2016 on rail passenger rights and obligations.
18 February 2016

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New EU Directive on accessibility requirements

Government entities and transport operators should be aware of the EC's proposed European Accessibility Directive on equality for the disabled and factor its effects into future decision-making.
18 January 2016

ORR publishes the emerging findings from its Retail Market Review

The 'Office of Rail and Road' published the emerging findings from its review of the rail retail market on 23 June 2015. 
07 July 2015

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Conarken reaffirmed: negligent drivers liable to pay for rail network delays

Drivers (namely insurers) of road vehicles are liable for Network Rail’s TAC Schedule 8 loss if they negligently damage rail track or other installations and cause consequential TOC delays.
11 June 2015

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Quaystone ; June 2015

Following the unexpected election of a majority Conservative government, in this month's newsletter we reflect on the ramifications for the construction industry.
29 May 2015

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HS2: compensation for owner-occupiers

This briefing summarises the different compensation schemes that are available to compensate owner-occupiers affected by the construction of the Phase 1 HS2 route (London to Birmingham).

19 January 2015

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How far must transport providers go to ensure access to wheelchair users on buses?

The Court of Appeal has provided much needed clarity on the use of wheelchair space on buses. We consider the key issues and a conflicting judgment made prior to the Court of Appeal judgment.
17 December 2014

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Planning and Infrastructure update

Recent announcements stress the Government’s commitment to encouraging infrastructure projects with the Infrastructure Bill intending to facilitate industry growth and international competitiveness.
14 July 2014

Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act 1998, is interest payable on an arbitration award?

The case of Martrade Shipping v United Enterprises was an appeal to the High Court from an arbitration of various charterparty disputes. Was a UK jurisdiction clause enough?
24 June 2014
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