Supermarket chain Iceland has reduced its operational carbon footprint by nearly three quarters (74%) since 2011, ensuring it is well ahead of schedule to hit the government’s target of being carbon neutral by 2050. Its footprint has fallen from almost 250,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2011 to just 46,000 tonnes in 2020. The reduction has been made despite increasing its number of UK stores by 181, and is a result of a £35m investment in more energy efficient equipment while […]
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads.
The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.