The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training. The tax was announced in the 2015 Summer Budget, but the RHA has speculated that affected businesses are underprepared for the extra cost or, in some cases, unaware of the tax altogether. The […]
Whistl has confirmed that it will be ending its final mile delivery service, which it suspended last month.
Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service.
North East haulage firm Elddis Transport reported “a solid performance” in its latest financial results, despite tough trading conditions.