Call to support van driver mental health

25 January 2021

With mental health challenges for van drivers exacerbated due to fatigue and stress during the pandemic, their suicide rate is now 25% higher than the national average.

How the UK’s Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate works

25 January 2021

The Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate (TRID) started work in 2020 in preparation for taking over powers previously exercised by the European Commission when the UK was an EU Member State (see New trade barriers service launched).

Skills for Jobs White Paper sets out future of post-16 education

25 January 2021

Everyone, no matter where they live or their background, will be able to gain the skills they need to progress in work at any stage of their lives according to a blueprint for a post-16 education system set out in a new Government White Paper.

Updated advice from Senior Traffic Commissioner

25 January 2021

To recognise that passenger-carrying industries may face significant challenges in the coming months, the Senior Traffic Commissioner has issued temporary guidance to the Traffic Commissioners on the way they carry out their regulatory duties during this period.

New connection between mainland Europe and UK

22 January 2021

Continuing the trend for establishing routes to EU countries that do not involve possible delays at the Channel crossing (see New container service links Immingham with Bilbao), Containerships has announced another service due to start this month.