Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres. The aim of the legislation is to prevent non-EU online traders avoiding VAT and duty on goods held in UK warehouses, which the government said costs UK taxpayers £1.5bn a year in lost revenue. Under the proposals, set out in a recently […]
Ordered to clean the air: how the logistics sector found itself in the firing line of the air quality battle
Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
A partnership in Scotland, between the RHA and logistics recruitment specialist, Driver Hire, is helping former workers from the off-shore oil and gas industry start new careers in road transport.