The RHA has said the Transport Committee report into the driver shortage, which said that current measures to tackle the issue are not enough to resolve it, is a “fair reflection” of the industry’s problems. The report called on both the government and the industry to do more to tackle the shortage of drivers, but RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said it was important to “not lose sight of the positives”. “This is a great, diverse and vital industry with […]
A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned
The RHA’s proposed collective claim for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck manufacturers is well placed to get the green light to proceed from the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), according to a solicitor working on the case.
The new apprenticeship levy will come into play on 6 April and will change the way the industry funds and trains its apprentices. Having led the industry’s bid for its own trailblazer apprenticeship, RHA deputy director of policy Colin Snape marks National Apprenticeship Week for Motortransport.co.uk by outlining the top five things operators need to know about the tax and how to use it.