The FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign has suggested that leaving the EU could help the UK solve its HGV driver shortage. Speaking after 52% of the British public voted in favour of Brexit, FFUK co-founder Howard Cox said that while the result was unlikely to lead to “a mass overhaul of our transport laws, a review of the dreaded European Union Directive CPC may help with those critical HGV driver shortages”. Cox added: “The major trade bodies should be commercially creative with the […]
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]
Post-Vote Brexit Survey: Last month UK voters made arguably the most momentous decision in the country’s post- Second World War history when they backed Brexit.
The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit. Carol Millett