The government should stimulate the economy by creating a quantitative easing programme for people rather than banks, according to Clugston Group CEO Stephen Martin. Speaking to Motortansport.co.uk this week about the annual results for Clugston’s logistics arm, Clugston Distribution Services, Martin expressed frustration at the lack of government financial support for trainee HGV drivers. This is something the RHA has campaigned for seemingly only to be rebuffed by the government. He said: “We want to get young drivers on board […]
Leeds-based Bedfords Group has made “significant progress” in adding new streams of business, according to its latest results, despite recording a pre-tax loss of £221,415 last year.
The man leading a new study investigating the relationship between a driver’s personality and their behaviour behind the wheel in order to identify those most at risk to driving incidents, is calling on operators to get involved.
Operators could face financial penalties if they are discovered to be paying employed drivers incorrectly to evade tax, after the RHA highlighted the practice.