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 […]
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has admitted its figures for April will be “a disaster” as it struggles with only 60-70% of normal volumes.
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that City Link failed to properly consult with its employees ahead of its administration in December 2014, and has awarded over 700 ex-staff a maximum pay-out of around £2.5m.
Japanese-owned Yusen Logistics UK saw pre-tax profits leap in its latest financial year helped by a new healthcare deal and rising demand for warehousing as healthcare clients stockpiled ahead of Brexit.