Reuse services union GMB London has called for immediate social distancing measures to be put in place to ensure the safety of refuse service staff. Despite new government lock-down measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, crews have reportedly been instructed to carry on work as normal, which the union said “cannot be right”. It has written to the Local Government Association asking it to follow the latest government directives and give clear guidelines to all councils and contractors on how to […]
For hauliers who have been obliged to suspend or severely cut back on their operations because of the Covid-19 epidemic, a return to work probably cannot come soon enough. But as Jonathon Backhouse of Backhouse Jones solicitors told motortransport.co.uk, operators need to be aware of possible pitfalls in resuming their operations.
The Transport Committee has slammed government plans to roll out all-lane running systems to 300 miles of UK motorways.
Four of the UK’s biggest trade unions have added their support to a campaign backed by 41 businesses calling on the government to lay the foundations for a hydrogen strategy to create and sustain thousands of jobs.