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 […]
The RHA has warned that heavy reliance on overseas HGV drivers poses a risk to the long-term resilience of the UK road transport sector, and takes money out of the UK economy.
Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs.
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.