RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has paid tribute to the “positive response” from transport secretary Grant Schapps MP (pictured) to a set of measures requested to support the haulage industry through the coronavirus epidemic. In a letter to Schapps seen by MT, Burnett warned that his members were “reporting catastrophic effects on their businesses” and the government needs to make “immediate financial intervention” to prevent mass bankruptcies. “I am in regular contact with Grant Schapps and am confident he understands […]
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
Fashion retailer Next has made an art form out of integrating physical retail with its online presence, as its results for the 12 months to 25 January 2020 showed. But even it has not been immune from the impact of Covid-19.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.