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 […]
Ofcom has provisionally found that Royal Mail breached competition law with the price increases competitor Whistl complained to the regulator about last year.
Last-mile operations and home deliveries are to be the focus at the next TfL LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November.
An inquiry into competition in the UK postal sector has been launched, after calls from Royal Mail to protect it from last mile delivery competition earlier this year.