The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme has been extended until October on current pay rates but employers will be expected to contribute towards the scheme’s costs after July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (12 May). The RHA welcomed the extension but said it was “baffled” by the move, claiming its request last month for the scheme to have more flexibility had been rejected as too complicated. It warned that any move to make employers pay towards the scheme when they […]
The RHA’s proposed collective claim for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck manufacturers is well placed to get the green light to proceed from the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), according to a solicitor working on the case.
Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’.