The government has abandoned its plan to build a £3.5bn motorway between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes after analysis showed it was not worth the money. The Department for Transport said it would now investigate the need for more targeted road interventions instead of the Oxford-Cambridge expressway, which had been on the table since 2014. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “The Oxford-Cambridge arc is home to cutting-edge research, globally renowned science and technology clusters and some of the most […]
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that City Link failed to properly consult with its employees ahead of its administration in December 2014, and has awarded over 700 ex-staff a maximum pay-out of around £2.5m.
No end to the migrant crisis appears to be in sight for international vehicle operators crossing the Channel to the UK via Calais, after the town’s mayor Natacha Bouchart warned the problems there were not going to go away anytime soon. Her comments came as the UK’s Border Force confirmed there had been surge in the number of migrants caught in the first three months of this financial year attemting to make it to the UK.
ParcelHero is calling on the government to take urgent action as official figures reveal over a third of UK importers are struggling at borders and Northern Ireland trade is in a downward spiral.