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 NHS has drafted in DHL Supply Chain to support the running of six Nightingale field hospitals set up to provide emergency care to COVID-19 patients.
Over two thirds of logistics firms predict Brexit will harm their business, Logistics UK report reveals
Over two thirds of logistics firms are predicting that Brexit will have an adverse effect on their business whilst more than half are unhappy at the level of government support, a report from Logistics UK and accountancy firm CBW has revealed.