Posts Tagged ‘Road Haulage Association’

  • Flexible furlough will help COVID-19 recovery

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Flexible furlough will help COVID-19 recovery

    New government furlough rules will help firms manage irregular workloads as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, said the

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  • Hauliers hit hard by pandemic need more government help

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Hauliers hit hard by pandemic need more government help

    The RHA has urged the Government to do more to help hauliers recover from the COVID-19 crisis

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  • RHA tells chancellor that hauliers are facing collapse and insolvency

    on Apr 30, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA tells chancellor that hauliers are facing collapse and insolvency

    The Road Haulage Association has today written to the chancellor, Rishi Sunak with a plea to take the urgent action so desperately needed by thousands of haulage operators

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  • Logistics needs Government support to survive says RHA

    on Apr 20, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics needs Government support to survive says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association has implored the Government to do more to save thousands of logistics firms who face ruin as a result of the COVID-19 crisis

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  • RHA calls for change to furlough rules to save lives 

    on Apr 3, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA calls for change to furlough rules to save lives 

    The haulage industry can quickly deliver the PPE health workers need in the fight against COVID-19, according to RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett

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  • Logistics sector gets Government letter as proof of essential working

    on Mar 31, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics sector gets Government letter as proof of essential working

    The Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association have received a confirmation letter from DfT confirming that the work of the logistics sector is essential and should continue to the greatest extent possible through the Covid-19 crisis

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  • Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    on Mar 24, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    In reaction to COVID-19 the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that all MOT testing of lorries and trailers has been suspended

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  • RHA welcomes extension of Drivers’ Hours relaxation

    on Mar 23, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes extension of Drivers’ Hours relaxation

    Following calls between RHA chief executive Richard Burnett and Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, the Department for Transport has announced that the current limited Drivers’ Hours relaxation will apply to all road haulage operations from 00.01hrs on Monday 23 March until 23.59hrs on Tuesday 21 April 2020. This is a further recognition of the importance of road freight in providing all that is needed to keep our shops, hospitals, manufacturers and the rest of economy moving during the coronavirus pandemic by relaxing the Drivers’ Hours regulations. Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “This is a blanket relaxation covering all sectors

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  • Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is imploring Government to pledge immediate financial support for hauliers who face going out of business because of the coronavirus crisis

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  • RHA to discuss post-Brexit realities

    on Mar 3, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA to discuss post-Brexit realities

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is set to discuss post-Brexit realities, clean air zones and the skills shortage at the forthcoming Microlise Transport Conference in Coventry

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