Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction. The decision to not increase fuel duty backs up the chancellor’s pledge at last September’s Conservative Party Conference to keep the tax static for the remainder of this parliament “provided we can find the savings to pay for it”. This was confirmed in last year’s Autumn Statement. However, despite vigorous industry lobbying led by FairFuel […]
The RHA has accused Border Force of ignoring the industry’s longstanding concerns about stowaways attempting to enter the UK and the lack of support for HGV drivers.
The FTA has revealed that internal candidate David Wells will succeed Theo de Pencier as chief executive from 1 May.
International hauliers face “Armageddon” if no deal is struck in regards to Brexit, industry commentators have warned.