Lancashire courier Sameday was given the opportunity to share concerns about road repairs and business finance with chancellor George Osborne last week. The meeting, which took place with other North West businesses and representatives from the Forum of Private Business last Friday (5 April), covered subjects such as finance for small businesses, local council business rates and road repairs. Sameday director Tracy Hoather said that poorly maintained roads were causing unnecessary cost, as stones are regularly chipping windscreens and potholes […]
While 2018 is unlikely to be all plane sailing for road transport, things are looking up says Cato Syverson, CEO of Creditsafe. Figures from our most recent Creditsafe Watchdog Report show that the UK economic picture is starting to look a little less sluggish. Across 12 business sectors that we track on a quarterly basis, we saw outputs on the rise, with increased UK business sales and debt levels at a record low. In part, this narrative holds true for […]
Goldstar Transport said the 17% increase in its pre-tax profits last year was down to winning additional business from its existing client base.
Operators working for Mars UK have hit out at a change in their payment terms, which have increased from 90 to 120 days, claiming the situation will damage cashflow so much that they may not re-tender for the business.