Haulage firms and their drivers who unwittingly transport migrants into the UK inside their vehicles should not be fined until the chaos at Calais is rectified, according to a law firm. Moore Blatch said drivers and their employers were facing a health and safety issue fuelled by intimidation, personal violence and a threat of fines looming over them by “civil servants sitting in Whitehall”. It said truck drivers were in an increasingly impossible situation, risking injury when tackling migrants, or […]
Driving Plus is one of the fastest growing driver recruitment agencies in the UK, having acquired the Milestone business in September last year and being part of the Staffline Group that is on course for a £1bn turnover in the next two years. MD Mark Underwood gives MT a brief lesson on the short but fast-paced history of Driving Plus. “We started in driving recruitment only four years ago,” he explains. “The parent Staffline Group is 30 years old, and […]
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).