The COVID-19 lockdown has led to a rapid expansion in the digitisation of fleet services, according to the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP). Co-chair Paul Hollick revealed the trend now spanned the entire transport and logistics industry, from service providers to how employers communicated with drivers. “Much of this trend has been prompted by the sudden and widespread switch to home working that has been caused by lockdown,” he explained. “Processes that were perhaps paper or telephone powered because people […]
The RHA has hailed a new government pledge of £10bn to support thousands of businesses by protecting against customer defaults and payment delays.
All London road charging schemes will be temporarily suspended from today (23 March) to help ensure supply chains are kept moving and critical workers and emergency vehicles can move around the capital during the coronavirus outbreak.
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme has been extended until October on current pay rates but employers will be expected to contribute towards the scheme’s costs after July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (12 May).