The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces. The report published today (18 September) advises that workers from the European Economic Area should be subject to the same visa requirements as other migrants to the UK after Brexit. It also makes the case for high-skilled migrants to be given preference in regards attaining a visa to work in the UK. […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
A new study has revealed that the vast majority of hauliers – 96% – are not ready for the end of the Brexit transition period and require clarity on border legislation.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.