The deputy head of the FTA will talk about what the association believes are the five most pressing industry issues at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference. James Hookham will talk about the incoming apprenticeship levy and the financial burden it will have on industry businesses, as well as the number of premature deaths in the UK attributed to poor air quality and the industry’s part in this. Hookham will also discuss the Bath tipper case, which saw Grittenham Haulage owner […]
The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”.
The Apprenticeship Levy is not delivering what it was designed for, according to a two-year review of the ‘Transport infrastructure skills strategy’ by the Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce (STAT).