Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA. The plans were revealed by immigration minister Caroline Nokes during an evidence session to the Home Affairs Select Committee last week. Despite this, Nokes also revealed that as yet there are no systems in place to allow employers to make these checks. […]
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.
The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not.
The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event.