MINI is going to the dogs, for the best reason.
It’s joined forces the Dogs Trust to ensure animals are cared for, carried safely and enjoy their time with owners, particularly as ownership numbers have dramatically increased during lockdown.
Business group Logistics UK has called for government to review its decision not to grant temporary work visas to EU HGV drivers, in the wake of mounting pressure on the UK’s supply chain caused by a lack of available delivery personnel.
As Alex Veitch, the group’s General Manager of Public Policy, explains, with a current shortage of around 90,000 drivers, the country’s highly interconnected supply chain is now under extreme stress which could be relieved in the short term by allowing EU workers back to support the domestic workforce.
Customers complaining on social media is the latest subject of a paper by the Motor Ombudsman, which explores how it’s added another dimension to the way that vulnerable consumers are identified, managed and assisted in today’s digitally-driven world.
The paper was written in response to The Motor Ombudsman’s understanding that the subject of vulnerable customers turning to social media platforms, sometimes as their main channel of communication when looking to resolve a dispute, remained a little talked about subject within existing vulnerability commentary and guidelines.
A new white paper designed to help employers navigate the process of managing driver wellbeing and safety as they emerge from the pandemic has been issued by the Association of Fleet Professionals.
“Return to Work: Back Behind the Wheel” has been put together by the industry body’s Risk, Compliance and Health Committee, gathering ideas and observations from across its membership.