Former staff of Gulliver’s Truck Hire, which entered into administration last year, have been successful in their claim for compensation after the company failed to properly consult with them. At a Manchester employment tribunal, the judge said the company had also failed to elect appropriate employee representatives; a failure described as being “of the utmost seriousness”. The Bristol-based company, which operated a fleet of 3,800 commercial vehicles and employed around 300 staff across seven sites, went into administration on 18 […]
Contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has acquired Nottingham-based RH Rentals for an undisclosed sum. David Barlow, Prohire chairman and CEO, said RH Rentals fleet, which includes rigid vehicles, tractor units and vans, was “a perfect complement to Prohire’s”. Prohire will further increase its fleet size by placing a significant order for new commercial vehicles over the coming weeks. Pictured are (left to right): Prohire directors Andrew Morley, sales director; Paul Hassall, operations director; David Barlow, chairman; Paul Jacques, group financial director
Dawsongroup Finance has bucked the trend of many firms in the asset finance industry and hired four new members of staff during the coronavirus lockdown.