Turners (Soham) experienced a loss of a major contract in its tanker division that led to a slight decline in turnover and profit during its most recent financial year, MD Paul Day said. Following a move by customer Greenergy to take the delivery of fuel to supermarket group Sainsbury in house in July 2013, the tanker division’s turnover fell about 15%, negating what was otherwise a respectable increase in the firms temperature controlled and general haulage operations. This left overall […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) co-founder Howard Cox has said he is “absolutely disgusted” with the Labour Party’s apparent disinterest in the issue of fuel prices, after a fringe event on the subject held at the Labour Party conference in Manchester attracted just a handful of attendants.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen fuel duty, the HGV Road User Levy and vehicle excise duty (VED) in today’s budget but had little to offer in regards to tackling the UK’s chronic congestion.
It has emerged that the Treasury’s plan to extend the existing island fuel rebate scheme to parts of mainland UK may not result in the same 5p/litre rebate enjoyed by those already in the scheme.