Urgent action needed on fuel prices

13 June 2022

With diesel prices up by 63% globally since January 2021, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has launched a 17-point emergency plan for governments to tackle rising fuel prices and their impact on transport networks, energy security and decarbonisation plans.

Unmarked spy cabs to commence action on M6

13 June 2022

It is over six years since the police began using unmarked lorries to film HGV and other drivers on the move, but they remain continually able to identify bad examples of driving that might act as warnings to others.

Leading food group proposes new approach to trade policy

13 June 2022

While championing the interests of the UK’s food and drink industry, the new Trade and Investment Strategy put forward by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) aims to strengthen choice and affordability for UK households at a time of rising inflation.

UKEF provides record help to UK traders

10 June 2022

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has topped the global league table of export credit agencies for sustainable finance after providing £3.6 billion to clean energy, healthcare and critical infrastructure projects in 2021, up from £2.4 billion in 2020.

Jobs market eases but hiring remains a challenge

10 June 2022

The second quarter (Q2) of the year saw a further slowdown in hiring activity according to the latest UK Report on Jobs survey published by KPMG and the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation).

UK food and drink trade tops pre-pandemic levels

9 June 2022

According to research by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), exports and imports of food and drink with non-EU countries have risen above pre-pandemic levels for the first time.