Fourloughed workers should be encouraged to take up training opportunities, according to the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The association has put together an online training programme, set to launch next month, in place of its face-to-face training sessions which were suspended due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Director general, Robert Keen said the modules aim to replicate the interactive nature of its traditional courses by using live trainers with over 25 years freight and customs experience. Keen added: “In order […]
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