The RHA’s claims of a “breakthrough” in its talks with ministers for extra support for the industry may come too late for many, as its own survey reveals thousands are now at risk of going bust. Responses to its surveys from companies running from one up to more than 50 HGVs show that 73% have significantly reduced or worse cashflow and 83% report significantly reduced or worse volumes. In addition, 15% said they had applied for a CBIL loan, but […]
The number of job adverts for HGV drivers fell by 7.4% last week, a reduction only surpassed by dental nurses, according to figures from the recruitment and employment confederation (REC).
Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD.
Lenham Storage Company is continuing to struggle to retain European staff, with whole families employed by the Maidstone-based firm choosing to return to their home countries following Brexit.