Operators must check their drivers comply with the new IR35 tax regulations which kicked in this week or risk being fined by HMRC, the RHA is warning. From 6 April large and medium-sized haulage companies – with net turnover of above £10m or employing 50 or more staff – will no longer be able to hire drivers who work as limited companies. Instead, drivers will need to be employed as a PAYE (pay-as-you-earn) worker, either by the haulier, the agency […]
Culina Group chief executive Thomas van Mourik (pictured) has slammed the government’s handling of Brexit, insisting the movement of goods between the UK and Ireland remains “a big bloody mess” that has cost operators “a boatload of money”.
The RHA is calling on the government to give greater importance to lorry cargo thefts, which currently fall under the same category as the theft of a pair of sunglasses from a motor vehicle.
The HGV driver training apprenticeship has been given the official go ahead with the government’s confirmation of apprenticeship funding today.