What will be the impact of new tax regulations on hauliers, self-employed drivers and wage rates when they are introduced in April? As hauliers battle against the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government is preparing to throw another challenge into the mix. Updated tax rules, which were delayed last year as the pandemic hit, are set to be introduced in April, bringing with them some of the most significant changes to haulage working and employment practices in decades. Changes […]
Furlough rules are needlessly preventing thousands of HGV drivers from delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to millions of nurses and doctors, according to the RHA.
The critical shortage of HGV drivers could tempt operators to engage and retain staff who fail to live up to basic standards, according to the traffic commissioners.