Hoyer Petrolog has resolved its dispute with delivery drivers at the Stanlow oil refinery, resulting in planned strike action being called off. The row, sparked by the company’s proposal to make six drivers redundant, led to the Unite union stating there would be 14 days of strikes throughout November. However, following a meeting with the company last week, the union said the talks were “very positive in paving the way for a solution”. Details of the agreement remain confidential. Read […]
The PetrolPromise website, which is pushing for cheaper wholesale fuel prices, has garnered 1,300 signatures of support since May. The campaign, which was founded by Robert Halfon MP and is being supported by the Daily Mail and the Sun newspapers, wants to see pressure put on oil companies to reduce the non-tax element of the price of fuel. It has also called for urgent action on petrol and diesel taxes to see how they can be reduced, stating on its […]
Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said.
Matalan drivers have rejected a pay offer after the deal was changed at the eleventh hour, according to the GMB union