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. […]
Apprentices will play a major part at the FTA’s Logistics Skills Summit that takes place next month, with a focus on the association’s apprentices currently conducting a three-year scheme at operator Gist.
The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors.
As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed.