The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a scheme to help save jobs across the UK automotive industry and its supply chain, as firms in the sector battle the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The industry initiative, dubbed the Safe Harbour Scheme, allows multiple companies to come together to support critical suppliers. The scheme aims to help preserve the UK’s automotive manufacturing capability and capacity and prevent further damage to the industry and its supply chain which […]
The HSE has had a “massive” injection of funds to investigate firms whose business practices fail to adhere to social distancing practices in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, a transport solicitor has warned.
The UK’s market for new HGVs plummeted by more than a fifth in the first quarter of 2020 with 9,193 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).