Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Director of the RAC Foundation, Prof Stephen Glaister, told delegates that the Treasury faces a £30m per year deficit from falling fuel duty by 2027, thanks to to advances in vehicle technology, coupled with a national debt that will cost the UK £70bn annually by 2017. “So the amount of money coming […]
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.
Aspire, the CILT Careers Foundation, has grants available to applicants for a range of professional qualifications offered by the CILT. As company training programmes become more specialised and places on professional development schemes are subject to intense competition, it can be difficult to get the backing from employers to fully support career aspirations.