In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU. Johnson described the weight of employment regulation as “back-breaking”, citing regulations ranging from the Collective Redundancies Directive to the Working Time Directive. “The health and safety at work framework directive, which means all businesses of whatever size have to keep written records of their […]
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.
Next-day deliveries are in danger of becoming a thing of the past unless certainty over the status of EU workers is provided by the government, the GMB union has claimed.