Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit. Known: On March 2019 the UK will leave the EU, the single market and the customs union. This means the end of free movement of goods and people between the UK and the EU and […]
The RHA has renewed its plea to the government for urgent action to ease what it calls a growing crisis in driver shortages – made worse by the introduction of IR35 tax changes.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
Simarco Worldwide has taken a 10-year lease on a 108,000sq ft depot in Stoke, with plans to commence operations there from October.