Operators should soon be able to see how promptly large firms pay their bills under government proposals announced last week designed to name and shame businesses that “ride roughshod over their suppliers”. Increased transparency will, according to the government, enable smaller businesses to compare larger firms’ average payment times and the proportion of invoices paid late. It will also allow firms to evaluate the length of time a company opts to pay its bills, such as within 30 days, more […]
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.