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. Richard Burnett, chief executive at RHA, said: “This is an ‘earthquake moment’ for the whole country, the economy and our industry. We simply can’t take anything for granted. It’s vital that ministers and the Bank of England work quickly […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
The FTA has revealed that internal candidate David Wells will succeed Theo de Pencier as chief executive from 1 May.