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Government Fails to Deliver Apprentice Reform Progress

Government Fails to Deliver Apprentice Reform

Back in 2017 the Government had taken the decision to reform the apprenticeships programme; however since then, it has failed to make the progress it predicted. A new damning report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) found the number of apprenticeship starts fell by 26% after the apprenticeship levy was introduced and, […]

Time to mitigate the risk of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit?

What happens on 29th March 2019 when the UK leaves the European Union is pretty much anyone’s guess, and it is this huge uncertainty over what form of Brexit we may experience at our borders that is putting the UK supply chain at great risk. As the months tick by there is mounting danger that […]

FTA Comment on Mayor of London Safety Proposals

FTA Comment on Mayor of London Safety Proposals

Last week, on the 22nd of September, The Mayor of London announced that the latest version of his safety proposals tailored to the use of HGVs could be a significant step for safety in the capital city. The proposals in the Direct Visions Standard seeks to deliver better safety for all of the capital’s road […]

FTA Comments on New Government Brexit Paper

FTA Comments on New Government Brexit Paper

On the 15th of August, the Government released their paper detailing their proposals for the trade and customs arrangements after Brexit. The Freight Transport Association, the FTA, have said that releasing this information represents a step in the right direction during these discussions. The FTA have however said that the plans in this paper are […]

Freight Association Have Released a Briefing Paper

Freight Association Have Written and Released a Briefing Paper

Experts that work for the Freight Transport Association have written and released a briefing paper that should hopefully provide some clarification and advice to members on the Mobility Package that has been proposed by the European Commission. The Commission’s Mobility Package was announced last week and consists of eight different pieces of legislation as well […]

Support For Third Runway at Heathrow at Multimodal

Multimodal 2016

At a recent conference, Multimodal 2016, some of the country’s senior executives in business and leaders of national trade organisations came together to discuss what the future might hold for airports in terms of growth and modernisation. The event, which took place at the NEC in Birmingham earlier this month, dedicated a panel to “The […]