Clive Brooks (pictured), MD of Herefordshire-based haulier ABE, has applauded the government’s offer to pay employees 80% of their salaries while giving them leave of absence during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chancellor’s furlough scheme has previously come in for criticism from hauliers who claim it won’t work if parts of a business are seasonal or experiencing a surge in growth while other parts are in decline. However, Brooks told motortransport.co.uk the offer was “very, very welcome”. “I’m sure we’ll be […]
Victory! Back in 2017, after campaigning from the Unite union and Truckers’ Toilets UK, the HSE ruled thatemployers in control of non-domestic premises (i.e. places of work) were required to allow all visitors to their premises, who were not employed by them, access to their toilets and washing facilities.
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.
Unfortunately but inevitably because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation the Motor Transport Awards 2020 will be postponed from the 1 July 2020 to the 27 August 2020. We are very grateful to have been able to make this decision with the full support and understanding of Grosvenor House and our sponsor partners. Thank you to all of you who have already booked to attend the awards, we will be keeping you up to date with our editorial coverage and content, […]