Almost half (44%) of employees in the transport and distribution industry don’t feel valued by their employer, according to new research from payroll and HR systems provider Moorepay. This is the joint highest percentage of any sector, along with retail. The survey, which focused predominantly on smaller and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), revealed that across all sectors, three in four SMEs (77%) are struggling to recruit suitably qualified staff, and two-thirds (64%) are finding it difficult to retain them. It also […]
APC Overnight is looking to recruit 140 additional staff at its Staffordshire hub this summer off the back of “significant growth” in turnover.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has launched a scheme to entice former armed forces personnel into the logistics industry. SfL has been awarded £1.4m from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ Employer Investment Fund to attract up to 1,000 people leaving the services into a job within logistics. Through its Military Transitions to Logistics programme, SfL will provide a specific route into the sector for ex-Armed Forces personnel. Mick Jackson, chief executive of SfL, said: “The sector has a requirement […]