Transport for the North (TfN) said its future was looking uncertain due to ministers failing to provide any clarity about its funding after the current financial year. The transport body has urged the government to resolve the situation and allow it to continue working on plans to improve connectivity across the north and unlock economic potential. TfN is the only statutory sub-national transport body in the country and is funded directly by the department for transport (DfT). But northern leaders […]
Boughey Distribution takes delivery of first Volvo new generation FH vehicles as part of £11m fleet renewal programme
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution’s first Volvo new generation FH vehicles have arrived on site, heralding the roll-out of an £11m renewal of the firm’s 127-strong fleet.
Stobart Group has entered the savings market with a new six-year retail bond. The retail bond is aimed at small investors, and will yield a fixed-rate of 5.5% per annum, while providing Stobart with another funding stream. Well known retail brands names such as Tesco, John Lewis and National Grid already market bonds, which offer investors relatively attractive interest rates in exchange for tying up their money. Stobart bonds will available to buy and trade on the London Stock Exchange, […]
British Gas ordered 2,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall this week amid plans to never again buy another combustion engine vehicle.