Logistics and recruitment and distribution company Challenge-trg Group has introduced English lessons for non-native speaking drivers and warehouse staff. The move forms part of its plan to tackle any fallout from Brexit, which it claims will have “a significant impact” on logistics and warehousing businesses across the country. “We have introduced English lessons for our non-native speaking drivers and warehouse staff, to both upskill them and provide more effective services for our clients,” explained chief operating officer Richard Cropper. “We’re […]
The transport industry has breathed a sigh of relief after the government confirmed it would introduce new border controls in stages for EU goods imported into the UK, due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Minister for the cabinet office Michael Gove has agreed to a roundtable discussion between industry representatives and members of the cabinet office to discuss post-Brexit transition plans for hauliers.