The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation. Responding to a petition handed into it on Monday (15 July) by campaign group FairFuelUK, the OFT issued a statement saying it recognised the price of fuel was “a subject of significant public concern” but that it had not received “credible evidence” […]
The RHA has named Samworth Brothers Distribution MD Richard Burnett as its new chief executive. He will take up his position when outgoing chief executive Geoff Dunning retires in August.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) is demanding the creation of an independent watchdog to monitor pricing and transparency at the pumps, amid warnings that the cost of fuel could hit £1.43/44 for diesel.
It has emerged that the Treasury’s plan to extend the existing island fuel rebate scheme to parts of mainland UK may not result in the same 5p/litre rebate enjoyed by those already in the scheme.