New driver induction — (driver shortage)

1 October 2021

Like many in the industry we are struggling to find drivers, and some new recruits only stay for a short time before leaving. Given the current uncertainties around drivers, do operators really have to put everyone through an induction before they can be sent out to do a job they are already qualified for?

Transport net zero

10 September 2021

How does the Government plan to achieve net zero in the transport sector?

Younger staff and Covid vaccine

24 August 2021

Staff in my small business are young and reasonably fit, and not many have had the Covid vaccine. Should I be encouraging them to get vaccinated?

Discovery of clandestine entrants

9 August 2021

What are the possible consequences if clandestine entrants are discovered concealed in one of my vehicles attempting to enter the UK unlawfully?

Clean air zones

8 June 2021

What is the difference between the various types of clean air zones? I can’t tell my ULEZ from my CAZ!

Bank holidays — forcing staff to take annual leave

21 April 2021

My staff do not have the entitlement to leave on bank holidays written into their contracts.  This year I wish the business to close for a week over a bank holiday period.  How should I go about this?