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LICENSING?

LICENSING?

Licensing woes! The Government give the Local Authorities free rein to charge an appropriate licence fee to scrap metal dealers and collectors. We at the Scrap Metal Dealers Association have been increasingly aware that Councils have been taking the mickey illegally....
The law is an Ass

The law is an Ass

The current 2013 Scrap Metal Dealers Act is woefully inept . It was rushed through Parliament to cover up the change to the LASPO (Legal Aid Sentencing Punishment of Offenders Act) that came into force in 2012 and which British Transport Police illegally policed...
Do you have a Fire Plan in place?

Do you have a Fire Plan in place?

All Scrap Metal Dealer Sites and Motor Salvage de pollution Sites must , by law , have a fire plan in place to prevent fires and to contain fires within a 4 hour time scale. Recently the Environment Agency closed down a site for not having this document in place after...