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. Treasury officials have made clear to Motortransport.co.uk that the ‘extension’ to the scheme – which sees a fuel rebate of 5p/litre offered to fuel retailers in the Inner and Outer Hebrides, the Northern Isles, the Islands of the Clyde and the Isle of Scilly which […]
Penrith-based AW Jenkinson is expected to shave £700,000 off its fuel bill after putting drivers through a CPC course in fuel efficient driving techniques. One tipper driver is saving the company £156 a week alone after it approached Focale Training and asked it to design a course for 280 fleet drivers. The wood processing and green waste reclamation firm took advantage of the Driver CPC to save money on its fuel bill and drive home the message of efficient driving. […]
The FTA is calling for the government to switch the logistics industry’s Apprenticeship Levy payments to a Skills Levy so firms can retrain staff in new roles rather than make them redundant.
The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July.