The furlough scheme must allow for part-time working and flexibility this month if UK logistics is to stave off a tidal wave of redundancies, according to the FTA. The chancellor has confirmed that from August staff can be furloughed on a part-time basis in order to aid a gradual recovery when the economy is in the doldrums. But the FTA said with many haulage and transport firms having endured limited work for the past three months, most will face a […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.
Builders merchant Travis Perkins is to axe 2,500 jobs and close 165 branches as it prepares for a significant fall in demand for building supplies over the next two years in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.