Motor Transport has joined the RHA and the CILT in calling on chancellor George Osborne to set aside £100m to fund the urgent recruitment and training of up to 45,000 new HGV drivers in his Autumn Statement on 3 December. A survey of RHA members revealed 70% were suffering a shortage of drivers, with another 20% saying they expected to do so soon. Only 10% felt their business would not be affected. The survey drew a strong response from larger […]
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week.
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.