The RHA has called for better information to be made available to truck operators about cross-Channel delays after an alarming spike in illegal migrant activity in Calais last week. Following a strike by French ferry staff, trucks were caught up in hours of delays and subsequently targeted by migrants attempting to enter the UK illegally, producing scenes prime minster David Cameron described as “totally unacceptable”. Cameron said the UK must work on better security at Calais; more co-operation with European […]
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.