Granting European lorry drivers temporary visas to help plug the HGV driver shortage would be nothing more than a sticking plaster, Unite warned this week. The union called instead for the logistics industry to boost driver pay rates to solve the crisis. Unite was responding to reports last week that the government may be considering changing immigration rules to make it easier for UK companies to recruit lorry drivers from overseas. The union, which represents thousands of lorry drivers, said […]
Logistics UK has welcomed the government’s new package of measures to ease the HGV driver shortage.
Events hauliers are backing a call for the government to provide greater support to the events industry as it struggles to survive the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wincanton drivers on the Argos contract will see their annual earnings jump by nearly a third to £35,100, according to the Unite union after it secured a huge pay increase for them.