Millions of pounds of unspent apprenticeship funding is in danger of being diverted into the Treasury’s coffers, with many operators unaware that they can transfer a quarter of their funding to subcontractors to help pay for their apprenticeship schemes. The warning came from Tony Higgins, MD of SP Training, a Carlisle based training provider that provides a Professional Driver Programme funded via the apprenticeship levy. SP Training’s clients include Asda and Clipper Logistics. Higgins’ warning follows a recent report from […]
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.
The FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) has welcomed its 100th member, with construction plant hire firm Rawley Plant joins up to the initiative.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.