A scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers has won £1m of government funding after a successful trial at HM Sudbury Prison. The trial, which was run by driver training scheme Road to Logistics, saw prisoners linked with potential employers and trained to become qualified HGV drivers. Now the not-for-profit organisation has been given the go-ahead to use the £1m funding boost to train up to 300 drivers in the first year as part of a pilot scheme which could […]
Some of road transport’s biggest companies could face a hit to their cash flow after the chancellor signalled he was bringing forward corporation tax deadlines forward yesterday.
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.