Nearly one in three truck drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel in the last year, according to a report revealing that professional driver fatigue is now at “epidemic” levels. The survey also found that 60% of HGV drivers said they had to drive while fatigued on a regular basis and 52% reported wanting to pull over and take a break, but being unable to. The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETWF) report questioned 2,861 truck, bus and coach […]
Union Unite has warned further industrial action could be on the cards by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK, if a ballot on the company’s latest pay offer leads to it being rejected.
Employers with furloughed staff who start working for another company should ensure they are able to come back at a moment’s notice when the sector recovers, according to solicitors.
Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero.