Mark Rathbone, partner and member of the supply chain and logistics sector at Brabners, said: “The Spring Budget represents a real opportunity for the Chancellor to flesh out his plan for transport infrastructure investment. The government has stated that 1.2% of GDP will be set aside annually. What we need now is a clear outline of how this money will be spent nationally and where.
Logistics experts from commercial law firm Brabners attended the House of Commons for a debate organised by Driver First Assist last week.
The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, gave a keynote address and attendees also heard from speakers Richard Burnett, Chief Executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Rob Flello MP.
North West law firm Brabners last night won an award for Professional Services to the Maritime Sector. The award, from Mersey Maritime, acknowledges Brabners’ expertise in advising businesses and services working in and for the sector. The ceremony was held at Wallasey Town Hall on Wirral.
Denise Walker, partner at Brabners, said:
Leading North West law firm Brabners has teamed up with Mersey Maritime as a corporate partner.
Over the next 12 months Brabners and Mersey Maritime will work on a series of business development initiatives and networking opportunities for Mersey Maritime’s members, including a number of events planned specifically for Maritime, Logistics and Energy week during the International Festival for Business 2014.