Operators face a potential triple whammy in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November with cuts to spending on local roads, the DVSA’s enforcement budget and an increase in fuel duty on the cards. The government cuts, which will slash up to 30% off the DfT and the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) budgets over four years, were revealed by chancellor George Osborne in a speech at Imperial College last week. He said: “These savings will be achieved […]
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
Road Haulage Association national chairman Peter Barber has announced that the association’s chief executive, Geoff Dunning, is to retire at the end of August.
The RHA has raised concerns that many operators are unaware of the costs they’ll be hit with when the apprenticeship levy comes into effect next April.