“Furlough scheme a welcome lifeline but our volumes are through the roof,” insists ABE MD


 

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 […]