Temporary visas for HGV drivers are the only way to fill an immediate need for truckers if the supply chain is to continue running through the peak period, according to the RHA. Its call for the government to change its policy on recruiting skilled people from abroad comes as research from an independent think tank found increasingly positive public attitudes towards sourcing jobs from overseas. The scale of the problem is also highlighted in new figures from the Recruitment and […]
The safety of all road users is at risk now that the government has relaxed cabotage rules for foreign drivers, according to the Unite union.
The government’s failure to clarify whether or not HGV drivers must self-isolate if they are caught up in the ‘pingdemic’ is causing chaos within all sectors that rely on transport and logistics, according to the RHA.
A price-fixing compensation action has attracted more than 2,000 hauliers since it went live in June of this year, the RHA said today.