It’s close to a month until the UK heads to the ballot box to decide whether to stay in the European Union or wave farewell and embark on a new course. Ahead of the vote on the 23 June, Motortransport.co.uk has been following the debate and hearing from those within our industry on both sides of the EU membership divide. But now it’s your turn. As a member of the road transport community, we’d like to ask what your voting […]
Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said.
Union Prospect has confirmed a strike by its members at the DVSA. It comes after it received support for industrial action in a ballot over the pay and conditions that will apply as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model the agency is rolling out nationwide, and also over new flexible working patterns more generally.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.