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EU truckers and warehouse workers won’t be racing to rescue the Great British Christmas

The home delivery expert ParcelHero says last week’s Government announcement – through gritted teeth – that 5,000 overseas drivers could return to the UK on temporary visas has been given… The post EU truckers and warehouse workers won’t be racing to rescue the Great British Christmas appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Fire breaks out at Westminster Tube station sparking evacuation

A fire has broken out at Westminster Tube station which is 10 storey’s deep which has seen around 40 firefighters and six fire engines at the scene. A fire broke… The post Fire breaks out at Westminster Tube station sparking evacuation appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Boris admits he knew about HGV shortages for months and warns they could continue until Christmas

The Prime Minister has admitted on Sunday that he has known for months that haulage industry was in trouble and suggested the supply chain could last until Christmas. Boris Johnson… The post Boris admits he knew about HGV shortages for months and warns they could continue until Christmas appeared first on London Business News |…

Army could deliver petrol from today

The Chair of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has said petrol supply issues have improved in many areas, and that the army will begin helping with deliveries from today. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning, PRA Chair Brian Madderson, suggested that there had been a distinct improvement over the last day in…

NHS paramedics are financially better off driving HGV’s to ease the fuel crisis

The Department for Transport (DfT) has sent out one million letters to HGV licence holders across the UK urging people to leave their jobs to become a lorry driver. NHS… The post NHS paramedics are financially better off driving HGV’s to ease the fuel crisis appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Minister says fuel crisis could last another ‘week or so’

Policing Minister Kit Malthouse said today that motorists could face another “week or so” of issues with fuel due “unprecedented demand.” The Prime Minister is ready to review the situation… The post Minister says fuel crisis could last another ‘week or so’ appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Fuel crisis and the impact on UK businesses

As the fuel crisis continues in the UK, Mark Lumsdon-Taylor, partner at MHA, says businesses need a new approach based on data to better understand the complexity of supply chains,… The post Fuel crisis and the impact on UK businesses appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Petrol body warns there is ‘no improvement’ in solving the fuel crisis as it is a ‘monumental task at the moment’

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has warned there has been “no improvement” with the supply of petrol at filling stations. The PRA represents almost 5,500 filling stations out of the… The post Petrol body warns there is ‘no improvement’ in solving the fuel crisis as it is a ‘monumental task at the moment’ appeared first…

Shoppers warned ‘Christmas is going to be pricier because of the costs the food and distribution’

Shoppers are being warned to brace themselves for inflated prices with gaps on supermarket shelves this Christmas. Children’s toys could be difficult to find, whilst turkeys other poultry items, pork… The post Shoppers warned ‘Christmas is going to be pricier because of the costs the food and distribution’ appeared first on London Business News |…

IR35 is the ‘forgotten factor driving the HGV crisis’

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has warned that the changes to IR35 contractor legislation that were introduced earlier this year are the “forgotten factor driving the… The post IR35 is the ‘forgotten factor driving the HGV crisis’ appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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