A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations. The Department for International Trade (DIT) said that following discussions with industry and consumer groups, it had cut a planned 22% tax on HGV imports to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. The DIT said the lower tariffs would strike a better balance between the needs of British producers and the […]
An announcement is expected before the end of this week detailing how the HGV Road User Levy is to be enforced in Northern Ireland.
The hearing to decide whether compensation claims can go ahead against the big six European truck manufacturers for fixing the list prices of certain vehicles will be heard in June.
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.