New rules about off-payroll working, which come into force within weeks, will give smaller operators “an unfair advantage” and make recruiting HGV drivers even more difficult, according to KBC Logistics. The reform of IR35 tax laws was delayed last year following the coronavirus pandemic, but the changes are now to be introduced on 6 April – leading to fears that there will be a dearth of available professional drivers. Under IR35, large and medium-sized haulage companies with a net turnover […]
Hauliers are backing government plans to create a 27-acre Brexit customs clearance centre and lorry park near Ashford in Kent.
The RHA has said that if MPs don’t back a private members bill being tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt, they will need to provide a clear reason why they have vetoed it. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This […]
A new logistics and supply chain training and research facility is coming to the Magna Park development in Lutterworth, Leicestershire.