The FTA is calling for “urgent clarity” on how quickly furlough payments will be made once the government scheme launches at the end of this month, warning that firms furloughing workers are “fast running out of cash” as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Under the scheme, companies adversely affected by the pandemic can reclaim up to 80% of an employee’s usual monthly wage, up to £2,500 per month, plus employer national insurance contributions and minimum employer pension contributions. The FTA estimates […]
Transervice Express Transport has joined forces with RHA and Jobcentre Plus to help roll out a nationwide work experience scheme aimed at tackling the driver shortage crisis.
Reintroducing the London Lorry Control Scheme and raising the London Congestion Charge is a “sucker punch” to the logistics sector, FTA said today.
Road transport software specialist Aquarius is reporting a marked increase in the number of agency drivers being employed by its UK customers during the pandemic.