Government moves to restrict funding for the long-delayed LGV Driver Apprenticeship to just £6,000 per applicant are “insane”, the Apprenticeship Trailblazer group said this week. The group is warning that unless swift action is taken by government agencies to deliver a working apprenticeship the UK’s HGV driver shortage will hit crisis point. The call follows the refusal of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) – which approves apprenticeship standards – to budge on its recommendation that funding for […]
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.
Dartford-based Europa Road has launched a new customs product designed to minimise post-Brexit transit time delays.
Logistics UK said it was “cautiously optimistic” that the government’s solution to checks on food consignments moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will help prevent delays.