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. […]
Government plans to avoid border chaos in the Brexit transition period with an Operation Stack alternative are in danger of being delayed, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned this week.
A website for operators keen to swap or acquire rights to operate longer semi-trailers has been launched by the RHA. The longer semi-trailer permit exchange information board is free to use, and is non-profit making. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, tells MT that companies can make requests either in confidence through the RHA or advertise their identity online. “The RHA hopes the service will enable firms that do not currently have longer semi-trailer allocations to acquire them as well as […]