Acute driver shortage is an unwelcome gift for festive season, says REC

Father Christmas and truck

The pressure on Father Christmas has never been greater after a poll of recruiters found that the majority think deliveries might not make it in time for the big day this year. The survey of agencies supplying HGV drivers to supermarkets, retailers and distribution firms also found 70% thought the driver shortage has worsened since last Christmas. And eight out of 10 think the situation will deteriorate further if access to EU workers is restricted. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation […]