As hauliers face yet another rise this summer in insurance premium tax, MT looks at what action industry can take to lessen its impact Hauliers have not taken kindly to the government’s decision to once again hike the tax on insurance premiums. The tax rise, announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in the Autumn Statement, sees insurance premium tax (IPT) increase from 10% to 12% in June 2017. This follows an earlier hike to the tax which saw […]
Tyre maker Bridgestone has become the first commercial organisation to financially back the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS). The partnership agreement will enable the FTA, which manages the scheme, to develop a series of annual low carbon awards and a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the business benefits for operators who join the scheme. As part of the agreement, Bridgestone will sponsor an LCRS fuel efficiency award at the FTA’s annual logistics carbon reduction conference in May 2013. Rachael […]
Reintroducing the London Lorry Control Scheme and raising the London Congestion Charge is a “sucker punch” to the logistics sector, FTA said today.
The RHA has accused Border Force of ignoring the industry’s longstanding concerns about stowaways attempting to enter the UK and the lack of support for HGV drivers.