A confidential reporting system where transport employees can flag up safety concerns is being introduced into the road haulage industry. Ciras, which has been used for 20 years by railway operators, is a not-for-profit, independent member organisation governed by a committee of industry representatives. It was launched in 1996 to provide confidential reporting for employees working at ScotRail. It provides a mechanism for members’ staff to raise a safety issue, in confidence, which is then taken to the employer to […]
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.