Checking transport businesses are Covid-secure

24 November 2020

In the run up to the festive period, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced it will be working with local authorities to inspect businesses in the transport and logistics industry to ensure they are managing the risk of the coronavirus.

Government extends furlough scheme to March

5 November 2020

Only a few days ago we reported on the Chancellor’s decision to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) as a result of the Government’s decision to take England into a second lockdown (see Furlough extended as PM sets new national restrictions for England).

Coronavirus, self-isolation and sick pay

9 September 2020

Reader note — December 2020. This article refers to self-isolation periods of 14 days which was correct at the time it was written. Please note that self-isolation periods have undergone adjustment and may no longer be 14 days.

Temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules amended

1 June 2020

We have reported previously on Government moves to adjust the rules concerning driving time to assist transport operators trying to keep supply lines open during the coronavirus crisis (see Relaxation of drivers’ hours rules: all sectors).