With the imminent crackdown on bogus self-employed workers in logistics, operators are being urged to act now to avoid significant disruption to their businesses. Despite the government’s announcement that it intends to review the proposed application of IR35 to the private sector, driver recruitment specialist Driver Require says operators should not to see this as a postponement or cancellation of the IR35 plans but for what it is: a review with no guaranteed outcome. Financial secretary to the Treasury Jesse […]
Employment agency Redwigwam is scrapping fees until further notice to help logistics firms ensure they have enough drivers and warehouse workers to keep the supply chain moving. The company specialises in helping firms find flexible workers to carry out short-term and ad hoc jobs. Lorna Davidson (pictured), founder and chief executive of Liverpool-based Redwigwam, said: “Coronavirus is already having a massive impact on businesses across the UK and the government has made clear that the situation will get worse over […]
The creators of a new online marketplace that connects temporary drivers with hirers, Driver Exchange (DX), claim it is set to revolutionise the market for agency LGV drivers.
A reliance on agency staff and hire vehicles at CS Ellis to meet an increase in work dented the operator’s annual profit, newly published accounts show.