The government will start paying employers 80% of furloughed workers wages from next Monday (20 April), according to HMRC chief executive Jim Harra. Under the government’s furlough scheme, which is aimed at preventing redundancies during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, firms can furlough employees and apply for a grant that covers 80% of their monthly wage costs, up to £2,500 a month, plus National Insurance and pension contributions. The scheme was launched at the beginning of March but employers have […]
Hauliers that have been fined after stowaways were discovered in their trucks could be repaid after the court of appeal found the guidance relied on by Border Force was being used prescriptively.
Abbey Logistics has reported pre-tax losses of £3.67m for the year to 29 June 2019, after a restated loss of £4.42m in the previous year.
Menzies Distribution has revealed the contingency plans it is employing to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.