More than half of employers in the transport industry think they will have to make redundancies once the Coronavirus pandemic is over, according to a poll. The snap survey showed that 56% of companies envisage making redundancies when the lockdown rules end and the economy begins to crank up again. The grim figure emerged during a webinar hosted by solicitors Backhouse Jones for companies in the haulage and passenger transport sectors. Director Jonathan Backhouse described the poll as “sobering” but […]
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