Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are key to a thriving and successful logistics sector, says Lesley O’Brien, Freightlink Europe and Freight Train. Today (8 March) is International Womens’ Day, when women throughout the globe celebrate. I love supporting and celebrating the success of my female colleagues. It is almost 3 years since I promoted the idea that the RHA create a forum to support, mentor and encourage women and She’s RHA was born. Again and again I am questioned […]
Operators have responded well to calls from the head of a new working group to get involved to help tackle the skills crisis, but even more involvement would be welcome. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning says he is pleased by the response from operators to his call to get involved in the initiative [see below] made earlier this year. “There’s been a good number of volunteers,” Dunning tells MotorTransport.co.uk. “There’s no doubt that the issue of the driver population is […]
Hermes UK has launched an apprenticeship scheme to tackle the driver shortage and ensure a pipeline of talent for the company.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.