The government’s promise to provide a £330bn package of financial measures to keep the UK industry afloat has been welcomed by hauliers, although questions remain over how quickly they can access help. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the government was prepared to do whatever it takes to shore up the economy and protect jobs and incomes with an unprecedented rescue package in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures include grants, loans and a business rates holiday, but companies and […]
A range of the transport sector’s leading operators have given an optimistic trading forecast for the rest of 2021 and beyond, with many continuing to report soaring volumes.
Government moves to restrict funding for the long-delayed LGV Driver Apprenticeship to just £6,000 per applicant are “insane”, the Apprenticeship Trailblazer group said this week.