Union Unite has slammed government plans to further extend the relaxation of regulations governing how long lorry drivers can work. The union is calling on the government to scrap the new proposal and tackle the long hours, irregular shifts and lack of parking facilities which it argues have created the lorry driver shortage. The call […]
More than 1,000 HGV drivers employed by the Co-op on its delivery contract have secured a 5% pay increase.
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.
GDP may not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2025, according to analysis by recruiters Driver Require.