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an endorsement on a driving licence due to a motoring offence. Once sufficient points are accumulated, at present 12, the driver will normally be disqualified from driving unless exceptional hardship can be shown.
In your case therefore, even though you are the sole director, you will avoid the imposition of penalty points. Be sure to provide a detailed indication of your outgoings as well as your turnover, this will help the court calculate the most appropriate fine to impose.