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 […]
Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres.
Fourloughed workers should be encouraged to take up training opportunities, according to the British International Freight Association (BIFA).
Logistics UK said it was “extremely concerned” at moves by the government to fine HGV drivers who enter Kent without a negative Covid-19 test.