David Coombes, MD for Skills for Logistics, takes a look at what you can to to ensure your businesses survives and prospers in these precarious times. Brexit. The word has become synonymous with uncertainty. Regardless of your political leanings, the UK’s current state of affairs is nail-biting. So too is the state of the wider world, with trade wars flaring, diplomatic arrangements creaking and new technologies promising global labour disruption. How as an employer, or indeed as employee, can you […]
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
The new apprenticeship levy will come into play on 6 April and will change the way the industry funds and trains its apprentices. Having led the industry’s bid for its own trailblazer apprenticeship, RHA deputy director of policy Colin Snape marks National Apprenticeship Week for Motortransport.co.uk by outlining the top five things operators need to know about the tax and how to use it.