Hauliers left jobless during lockdown

15 May 2020

Thousands of hauliers are at risk of going bust as many parts of the supply chain have ground to a halt during lockdown with 83% reporting volumes as significantly reduced while 22% have no orders at all.

Return to work — COVID-19 is not the only unprecedented risk post-lockdown

15 May 2020

As Britain begins the return to work process, the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has issued a reminder on important post-lockdown safety issues in the interests of avoiding injuries and fatalities at a time when businesses and plants are now restarting after the unprecedented shutdown period.

Hauliers welcome early upgrade of major trade route

15 May 2020

Britain’s biggest road-building project is opening for traffic eight months ahead of schedule, Highways England has announced, with the last of the 24/7 roadworks having been removed from the A14 (Cambridge to Huntingdon).

Updated Government advice on face coverings

14 May 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced new advice on face coverings, suggesting the public should consider using them on public transport and in shops to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 deaths — proof the virus is an occupational disease?

13 May 2020

New figures published by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) linking coronavirus deaths to people’s jobs, have prompted some experts to argue the data is proof that the coronavirus is an occupational disease while others have claimed the figures speak to Britain’s “social class divide”.

New UK provider of electronic consignment notes

12 May 2020

The rules for transporting goods internationally are covered by the United Nations Convention for the carriage of goods, known as the CMR (Convention relative au contrat de transport international de Marchandises par Route).

Government puts cash behind getting people to bike to work

12 May 2020

When the Prime Minister addressed the nation on the way out of the current lockdown, he left a lot of detail to be explained later but was clear on one aspect — the use of public transport in the near future must be severely curtailed.