A group of MPs are asking hauliers to tell them what impact a cut or increase in fuel duty will have on their businesses as the country emerges from the economic doldrums. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on road haulage and logistics has launched an inquiry into whether duty acts as a barrier to the sector’s ability to recover from the pandemic. The group has published a survey it wants road freight companies to respond to, which includes questions […]
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.
The RHA is actively exploring options to help hauliers through the COVID-19 crisis with government ministers. These include immediate cashflow injections, enforced payment holidays with leasing companies, banks and fuel suppliers and further measures to protect employees’ wages to safeguard our critical driver workforce both now and for when volume increases.