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 is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has welcomed the news that there will be a 9th consecutive freeze in fuel duty.
The European Commission (EC) said the aborted UPS and TNT merger would have increased prices and would not have been challenged enough by other carriers. The regulator officially blocked the merger from taking place on 30 January, claiming it would have restricted competition for express delivery between European countries in 15 nations. It also said that the acquisition would have reduced the number of “significant players” to two in some countries, which it claimed would have “likely harmed customers by […]