HGV drivers that pass the government’s new streamlined tests designed to boost the numbers of candidates entering the industry will still be able to undertake international work, it has been confirmed. There have been concerns that simplifying the testing process for lorry drivers might not be accepted in Europe, but the DVSA told motortransport.co.uk the […]
Do not delay preparations for the introduction of HMRC’s single customs platform, known as the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), in March 2024, technology expert Forward Solutions is warning hauliers and their customers. Companies have been given more time to prepare for the switch following the government’s decision to delay the full implementation of the CDS […]
The APC has announced its first female driver to successfully pass her HGV driving exam after taking advantage of the delivery firm’s warehouse to wheels scheme.
Spring Budget could bring measures to tackle skills shortage and retain fuel duty cut, expert predicts
Government help to recruit and retain older logistics industry workers and those workers hit by childcare costs could be delivered in next week’s Spring Budget, along with an extension to the 5p per litre cut in fuel duty, according to a leading tax expert. Charlotte Sallabank, tax partner at international law firm Katten UK, said […]