The Unite union has stoked the fire of an HGV drivers’ strike after accusing employers and the government of a “brazen lack of respect” which was now coming home to roost. After the threat among some drivers of industrial action over poor pay and deteriorating conditions appeared to diminish this week due to a lack of appetite, Unite ramped up the rhetoric by telling ministers to sit down with the union and chart a way forward, or else the country […]
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.
Police are calling on HGV drivers to report anything suspicious when parked up at motorway service areas (MSAs) after a slew of thefts last month.
DHL Supply Chain has refuted union claims that it failed to notify Rugby council about the cold storage facility at the centre of the KFC contract debacle, which has made headlines around the world this week.