Administrators handling the affairs of failed container specialist JWT Commercial said it chose not to furlough the 80 staff because it ran the risk of abusing the coronavirus payment scheme. In a report to creditors outlining the final days of the Merseyside haulage firm, insolvency experts at Duff & Phelps said all staff were made redundant shortly after their appointment and it wasn’t able to utilise the coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS). It said a factor in its decision was […]
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.
London-based freight forwarding and supply chain finance company Beacon has attracted funding from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.