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 […]
Fortec has pledged to donate one penny from every pallet that is handled by both the network and Pall-Ex to a local baby hospice.
Hauliers are calling for a moratorium on apprenticeship levy payments following further delays to the inclusion of a Category C+E licence in the LGV Driver Apprenticeship.
The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces.