An Employment Tribunal has ruled that City Link failed to properly consult with its employees ahead of its administration in December 2014, and has awarded over 700 ex-staff a maximum pay-out of around £2.5m. In a case brought against the collapsed parcel carrier by 340 former employees, the Leeds Employment Tribunal said the firm had failed in its obligation to consult with its workforce ahead of redundancy. The tribunal found City Link knew it was in financial trouble with administration […]
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
Jesse Norman remains minister for road freight at the DfT, as the line up of ministers and their responsibilities was finalised after Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.
Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group, is questioning the safety of government plans to streamline HGV driver tests to tackle the driver shortage crisis.