MT takes a look at yesterday’s pre-Brexit budget (29 Oct) delivered by Chancellor Phillip Hammond to see what lies ahead for the logistics sector and UK economy as it approaches a crucial point. Infrastructure The government has committed £30bn in its “biggest ever” strategic roads investment programme. It will pay for this with £28.8bn of money raised from Vehicle Excise Duty to create a National Roads Fund. It will be used to fund major schemes such as the North Devon […]
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.
The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit.
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.