Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis. Media reports have claimed chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering raising duty by 5p per litre in his autumn budget, ending a 10-year tax freeze. However, Logistics UK director of policy, Elizabeth de Jong, said the association was “extremely concerned” by the rumours. “Logistics businesses have worked tirelessly during the pandemic to ensure the nation is supplied with all […]
The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length.
The RHA is calling for the government to review its Clean Air Zones (CAZ) policy in the light of emerging evidence that a significant drop in car journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in major improvements in air quality.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.