The RHA has welcomed the decision by agricultural and food giant AB Agri not to require hauliers to join the SafeContractor accreditation scheme. The body was concerned hauliers were being held to ransom, with further work dependent on signing up to the scheme which requires firms to pay to be assessed against a list of health and safety requirements, and face two audits before qualifying. Read more RHA objects to AB Agri plans to force operators to join SafeContractor accreditation […]
A hearing to decide whether or not a claim by hauliers for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers can take place will start in April.
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.