Tarmac has been forced to suspend the roll out of its new night shift pay rate, just days after its launch, following angry opposition from its partner hauliers. The new rate introduced last week, which saw haulier partners’ nightly incomes slashed by up to 40%, prompted widespread protests from hauliers with some refusing to work under the rate, forcing Tarmac to bring in non-contracted hauliers on certain sites. As opposition mounted and just days after the new rate was launched, […]
The UK government must make immediate preparations to prevent severe disruption to the flow of goods into the UK in the event of the new mink-related Covid-19 strain originating in Denmark spreading into France, Belgium or Germany, the RHA warned this week.
Fagan & Whalley has blamed the UK driver shortage for a near two-thirds fall in pre-tax profit.