Transport firms cut jobs but longer-term outlook “quite promising”


 

Almost one in 10 transport companies have already made staff redundant, according to the results of a poll by solicitors Backhouse Jones. Despite the furlough scheme being set up to avoid making large numbers of UK workers redundant, the snap poll revealed that 9% of respondents had already begun to reduce staff numbers due to Covid-19. Jonathon Backhouse, director at Backhouse Jones, suggested that the figures showed that the furlough scheme was still preventing most companies from going down the […]