News archive for September, 2013

  • Fuel duty will be frozen until 2015, says Chancellor

    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has said that he will be freezing fuel duty for the rest of the current parliament - providing he can find the savings to pay for it. He made the pledge at the Conservative Conference in Manchester today, s...
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  • Consultation launched on HGV Road User Levy penalties

    The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a six-week consultation to seek the industry's views on a proposed penalty for foreign drivers who use British roads without paying the HGV Road User Levy. The HGV Road User Levy Act 2013 dictates that...
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  • Downton shortlisted for Growing Business Awards!

    Downton is extremely pleased to have been shortlisted for the ‘Company of the Year’ award at the prestigious Growing Business Awards. Hosted by Real Business magazine and the CBI, the Growing Business Awards are the most respected and establishe...
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