Carillion’s bankers have launched a £225m fund to help subcontractors and suppliers hit by the construction and outsourcing giant’s collapse. HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS have all set up funds of £100m, £50m and £75m, respectively, after coming under pressure from business secretary Greg Clark. Under the funding schemes the three banks are offering a range of help including interest rate reductions, temporary emergency loans with no fees, overdraft facilities, working capital support and advice on financing strategies. Business […]
Hicks Logistics has moved into warehousing after the acquisition of a 20,000ft² industrial unit next to its Caldicot base on the Severn Bridge Industrial Estate. The company hopes the diversification will boost its annual turnover from £7.5m to around the £10m mark, and has taken on ten more staff taking its team to 80.
Landbridge Logistics has stepped in to take over some of Surfair Global Logistics’ contracts after the company’s voluntary liquidation this week, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Operators could face financial penalties if they are discovered to be paying employed drivers incorrectly to evade tax, after the RHA highlighted the practice.