The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is urging the industry to put forward a HGV driver apprenticeship bid under a fast-track system launched last week. The call follows BIS’s decision in July to reject the logistics industry’s bid for an HGV driver apprenticeship under the government’s Trailblazer programme. The BIS Trailblazer review panel took the view that it does not take 12 months to train an HGV driver, which is the necessary time to qualify for a Trailblazer […]
Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased.
Union Unite has claimed the real impact of recent industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has yet to be felt, as an indefinite ban on overtime restricts the logistics firm’s ability to recover from the 24-hour strike held on 11 September.