The UK HGV driver workforce has remained stable for the fourth successive quarter but continues to suffer a “chronic” low level shortages and a dearth of younger drivers, a report from Driver Require is warning. It calls for the industry to ensure pay rates are maintained to counteract the impact of inflation, ensure good working […]
Reports that the government is planning to extend the freeze on fuel duty and the 5p cut in the price of petrol and diesel in this year’s Budget have been welcomed by the haulage industry. According to a report in The Times, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt believes there is a ‘strong precedent’ to extend the cut […]
The corporate world may be actively pursuing initiatives to improve gender diversity within senior management teams, but progress appears slow.
The GMB union has praised Yodel for “doing the right thing” and offering staff a pay increase that will see LGV drivers receive £16 per hour.