Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group, is questioning the safety of government plans to streamline HGV driver tests to tackle the driver shortage crisis. The proposed changes to the testing regime were announced last week by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. They will see the removal of the need for car drivers to take […]
Government moves to increase HGV testing capacity are still not enough to deliver Christmas, the RHA has insisted.
Lenham Storage Company almost doubled its pre-tax profit in 2021, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the driver shortage crisis – which saw the company give “significant” wage rises to its HGV drivers and warehouse staff.
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.