Employers with furloughed staff who start working for another company should ensure they are able to come back at a moment’s notice when the sector recovers, according to solicitors. The warning comes as 185,000 firms employing around 1.3m workers applied to the government’s job furlough scheme on the first day of its operation. Furloughed workers are allowed to take on another job for a separate company, but firms should ensure their staff can return to work the moment they are […]
Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics.
Daughter of driver crushed to death by 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles calls on HSE to set strict pallet weight limits
The daughter of a lorry driver crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles is calling for HSE to set clear limits on pallet weights and ensure responsibility for safety across the entire supply chain.
RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has congratulated the Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps for his part in the re-opening of the UK-French border but warned that the situation is far from resolved and that hundreds of drivers may not make it home for Christmas.