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 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.
Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has called again on chancellor Philip Hammond to use tomorrow’s Autumn Statement (22 November) to cut fuel duty and boost the economy.
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.