An operator has urged the industry to fight the increase in business rates after discovering he will face a £28,000 hike. Bothwell, Lanarkshire-based Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon said the increase, effective from 1 April, represented a 26% increase on his previous rates bill. “The haulage industry is sitting on a time bomb. Lots of firms don’t realise what is coming. I urge hauliers to get their rateable values checked and speak to their local MPs to see if we […]
A petition calling for a full investigation into possible price fixing in the UK road fuels market has generated over 32,000 signatures.
City Link cut its first quarter losses by more than a third but remained loss-making ahead of its sale to turnaround investor Better Capital.