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Transport Secretary Grant Schapps has said that plates with a green flash, for electric zero CO2 emission vehicles, will be rolled out as soon as Autumn 2020. The British Numberplate Manufacturers Association (of which Bestplate is a founding member) are…
As a responsible supplier we have identified various issues which need addressing in relation to the Country’s withdrawal from the European Union (BREXIT), and the possible scenario’s based upon whether the Government’s Withdrawal Agreement passes through Parliament in current or…
We are pleased to have been included in the latest edition of The Parliamentary Review as a Best Practice Representative. “The Parliamentary Review is an indispensable guide to industry best practice, which demonstrates how sector leaders have responded to challenges…
Three men were handed suspended prison sentences and left thousands of pounds out of pocket after admitting selling illegal car number plates on the Internet from a business based in Newton Longville. Steven John Clarke,32, his father John Charles Clarke,70, and their…
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Not only is the law taking a hard line on perpetrators of serious crimes. It is also taking an increasingly harder line on fraudulent number plate suppliers who facilitate such criminals and their criminal activity.
The new website, which offers quick and easy access to information on Bestplate and its products, is part of the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance the quality and availability of product information and aftersales support to its motor trade customers.
Bestplate have made further investment in its wide-format print resources with the acquisition of the latest Mimaki CJV Integrated Printer and Cutting Machinery, complementing its existing large-scale on-site print facility.
Within the motor trade, it’s common knowledge that producing and supplying number plates without a correct Registered Number Plate Supplier (RNPS) registration is an offence. However, even the most ethical of suppliers may be unwittingly breaking the law and facing fines of up to £5000!
As various industry sources recently report – promotional business gifts are a form of advertising media that has grown in popularity over the last decade and for many organisations, they are considered to be an essential item within their marketing budgets in driving brand promotion and recognition.
One of the main drivers for the increased demand for Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and its derivative, Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA), has been the Flat Screen Monitor Market which has taken a disproportionate share of PMMA output over the last 12 to 18 months.
Despite legislative changes to extend the Register of Number Plate Scheme (RNPS) and a change to regulations regarding non-compliant ‘show plates’, the DVLA continues to identify and prosecute those number plate suppliers who flout the law.