The FTA has seen its level of membership rise to the highest level since 2008, although financially it had a broadly flat year in 2012. Turnover at the association dipped slightly to £23.47m, from £23.65m in 2011. However its pre-tax surplus rose slightly from £1.1m to £1.2m. Income from member fees rose slightly in the year ending 31 December 2012, from £3.78m to £3.84m. Chief executive Theo de Pencier said the year was “good in part” and that the overall […]
The FTA has reassured UK businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic but said it would take the support of government and a flexible approach to keep goods flowing.
11) Geoff Dunning, chief exec, RHA and 12) Theo de Pencier, chief exec, FTA While the year-end disappointment of the failure to get a cut in fuel duty may rankle, with hindsight the joint campaigning between the industry’s pre-eminent trade associations (fronted by the FairFuelUK lobby) may be seen as a masterstroke. During this time of “austerity Britain”; “We’re all in it together” and “fixing the roof while the sun shines” holding off a lucrative tax rise for the Treasury […]
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.