The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal. Pressed by Labour MP Justin Madders over whether it was feasible to recruit and train an estimated 50,000 new customs officers in less than six months, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said: “Yes, it is and the government stand behind that.” The FTA said negotiations with the EU over a future […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
DAF could fare better than other truck manufacturers in the event of a hard Brexit, according to MD Robin Easton.
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.