The sixth annual National Lorry Week has launched today (16 November) with a plea for the nation to shine a light for the logistics industry. The RHA is calling on the UK to show its appreciation of the sector and the heroic efforts made by hauliers and drivers to keep supplies flowing to hospitals, supermarkets and homes during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “National Lorry Week provides the perfect opportunity for the nation to say […]
Many transport companies are receiving very large payments from HMRC under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. But the rules are vague, and as law firm Osborne Clare explains, it has been hard for many companies to know for sure if they are using the scheme correctly.
A rejig of government departments in Northern Ireland has seen the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) brought within the remit of the Department for Infrastructure.
Almost one in 10 transport companies have already made staff redundant, according to the results of a poll by solicitors Backhouse Jones.