The GMB union is taking legal action against Hermes as part of its wider campaign against the gig economy. The case is being brought on behalf of eight Hermes couriers who claim they are being denied their workers’ rights. Proceedings have been lodged with the Employment Tribunal by solicitors Leigh Day. If the case is successful the claimants and other Hermes couriers currently classed as self-employed could be reclassified as employees, potentially giving them full employment rights including holiday pay, […]
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.
RTH Lubbers has secured new routes across south west Europe, Africa and the Middle East after seeing an increase in demand from the oil and gas market.
Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences.