HMRC records sharp rise in furloughed logistics workers in January


The number of workers furloughed in the transport and logistics sector this year has risen significantly, with 187,600 people on furlough at the end of January, new HMRC data shows. The figures reveal an 18% increase in headcount for furloughed transport employees, rising from 159,400 in December 2020 to 187,600 in January this year. The research, analysed by employment lawyers at Richard Nelson, found over one-third (39%) of transport employers used the furlough scheme in January 2021, up from 335 […]