Following a turbulent 12 months for the nation, the 2021 Spring Budget was vital in laying out the path to Britain’s economic recovery. In the view of Logistics UK and its members, there were many positive aspects of the Budget. But Chancellor Rishi Sunak could have gone further to invest in training programmes to help fill the growing number of vacancies in the industry, and, at the same time, help to reduce the national rate of unemployment following the pandemic. […]
HGV drivers now have the opportunity to do some of their Driver CPC training at home after a flexible course was launched offering a mixture of e-learning and classroom-based work.
Logistics UK has raised concerns over the government’s consultation on Operation Brock enforcement, which closes on Sunday (23 August) and relates to road usage at the Channel ports, particularly across Kent, after the end of the EU transition period.
A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK.