The government’s strategy for roads funding has been branded “a failure” after money was used repeatedly to fill in potholes and not address the resilience of the network, according to a report. The Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) said inconsistent funding has resulted in wasteful patch and mend repairs, with local authorities unable to implement more cost effective, proactive repairs. The AIA’s annual local road maintenance (ALARM) survey said the legacy of erratic funding in England and Wales was preventing highways […]
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme has been extended until October on current pay rates but employers will be expected to contribute towards the scheme’s costs after July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (12 May).
Lockdown pressures could be pushing delivery drivers to take greater risks, data provider Lytx warns
Delivery drivers could be taking increased risks as pressure mounts on them during the lockdown pandemic, fleet video telematics provider Lytx warned this week.
An online sales tax to level the playing field between high street and online purchases would be passed straight on to customers, ParcelHero has warned.