Whistl has become one of the latest signatories to The Valuable 500, a global movement putting disability on the business leadership agenda. The Valuable 500 was launched at the Davos Conference in 2019 and seeks to “tackle the trend for businesses to claim they are diverse but exclude disability from their definition of diversity”. The aim of the movement is to get 500 national and multinational, private sector corporations to be the tipping-point for change and to unlock the business, […]
The government has encouraged the industry to respond to plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and explain how “high quality” lorry parking facilities should be provided.
The risk of being involved in a breakdown on a stretch of all-lanes running (ALR) smart motorway is 216% higher than on a standard motorway because there is no hard shoulder for drivers to move to, according to a damning new report.
In a recent interview with Alex Farkas of the National Employer & Partnership Team at the Department of Work & Pensions, UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined how the association is driving discussion around diversity and inclusion within the logistics industry. “As the leading trade association for the sector, UKWA is working hard to educate and inform people about the exciting career opportunities our great industry has to offer and encouraging more diverse and inclusive working environments,” said Ward. Ward called […]