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 transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget.
The logistics sector has triumphed in its hard-fought battle to receive funding towards HGV driver licence acquisition for apprentices.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.