VOX POP: Should driver agencies face government regulation?


In the latest issue of Motor Transport, Lesley O’Brien, a director with Freightlink Europe, suggests the time has come for the government to regulate driver agencies to raise standards. The call follows substantial rises in agency rates, driven up by the driver shortage crisis, the IR35 tax reform and the introduction of pay parity last year. Here, leading figures from the transport and logistics sector give their reaction… Charlie Shiels, CEO, ArrowXL Regulation rarely helps anyone. We spend many millions of pounds […]