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 […]
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
As hauliers face yet another rise this summer in insurance premium tax, MT looks at what action industry can take to lessen its impact
Some of road transport’s biggest companies could face a hit to their cash flow after the chancellor signalled he was bringing forward corporation tax deadlines forward yesterday.