Transport managers are used to drivers physically ‘wet’ signing to say they have ‘read and understood’ a whole raft of information, including the content of policy documents, method statements, risk assessments and written instructions. However, under the Electronic Communications Act 2000, electronic signatures and digital time stamps are both legally admissible evidence. In the unfortunate […]
The government has refused to place HGV drivers on the skilled occupation list, saying the public “repeatedly voted” for immigration to be controlled and employers should recruit British workers instead.
A dispute over Yodel drivers’ wages has resulted in the GMB union launching a tribunal claim against the delivery company.
A bid by more than UK 1,400 delivery drivers to win employment rights from online giant Amazon has moved one step closer after a tribunal ruled against the online giant’s attempt to strike out their claim. The drivers insist that although they ostensibly work as self-employed contractors for delivery companies contracted by Amazon they are […]