Wholesaler JJ Foodservice is aiming to solve its recruitment problems by encouraging more women to consider HGV driver jobs. It said it wanted to fill the significant gap caused by European workers returning home following the UK’s exit from the European Union by broadening its talent pool. The company also said research had shown women’s jobs were 1.8 times more vulnerable to the global pandemic than men’s. “Only 1% of HGV drivers in the UK are women – we want […]
DfT under fire over Brexit ferry deals as FTA prepares for the worse and Manston contingency is extended
MPs have accused the government of failing to respond to allegations that it illegally awarded ferry contracts to three operators as part of Brexit ‘no deal’ contingency plans.
Scottish hauliers have expressed fears for the viability of their businesses following the revelation that they would have to pay to use UK roads if Scotland votes for independence.