The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees. The government itself has a target of 20% of entrants to the engineering and technical apprenticeships to be female of BAME, and said in its response to a Transport Committee skills report that it would consider extending this to the road transport industry. It added: “We will challenge the sector to set itself a similar target for the new Logistics Trailblazer apprenticeships […]
The government has suspended the introduction of pre-arrival forms for EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
With the EU referendum fast-approaching, the Motor Transport team chats to visitors and exhibitors at Multimodal in the latest Motor Transport Podcast, available now, to see which way the industry is leaning – should we stay or should we go?
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.