The number of clandestines detected by Border Force almost doubled last year, according to the Home Office, although it refused to confirm how many were discovered at individual ports. The government said that in 2014 there were 1,463 stowaways found at UK ports and on board ferries. There were 782 discovered in 2013 and 654 in 2012. The figures do not include the many thousands detected at the juxtaposed controls in northern France. The Home Office has refused to detail […]
A courier company supplying staff to Yodel has been fined £4,000 for employing an illegal worker, following a raid on Yodel’s Mitcham depot in May last year.
A leading industry training provider has urged drivers to continue with their dangerous goods (ADR) courses remotely after the DVSA ordered classrooms in Tier 4 areas to be closed and exams suspended to help control the spead of Covid-19.
The government has today (7 October) set out further details around the creation of a number of Freeports across the UK to create jobs, drive investment and regenerate communities.