The lack of proper facilities for HGV drivers is degrading and embarrassing and puts drivers in danger of facing prosecution and losing their jobs, GMB congress delegates were told today (5 June). The union’s annual congress, which takes place in Brighton this week, was told how a lack of public toilets left drivers forced to […]
The Apprenticeship Levy is “not working” and needs to be replaced with a Training Levy that is more flexible and easier for logistics businesses to access. The call comes from Logistics UK at the end of this year’s Apprenticeship Week. The association is calling on the government to launch an urgent review, warning that without […]
Highways England plans to step up its “smart” motorway programme, the agency’s strategy and planning director Elliott Shaw told delegates at a strategy day this week.
Trade associations have welcomed plans for a new secure zone in Calais for UK-bound HGVs but highlighted that more needs to be done to deal with the migrant crisis that has erupted in recent weeks.