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Father Christmas needs 59,000 more Elves and counting says FTA

Father Christmas needs 59K more elves and counting says FTA

The logistics industry will deliver Christmas on time this year despite facing severe staff shortages, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. But with a growing shortfall of 59,000 HGV drivers, the issue will be significantly worse for Christmas 2020 unless the government amends its post-Brexit immigration …

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Kasto backs “Make it in Britain”

Kasto backs Make it in Britain

Despite the political wrangling over the past few years and the consequent business uncertainty, the UK remains a strong and successful market for Kasto, according to Ernst Wagner, who runs the German manufacturer’s subsidiary in Milton Keynes. Over the years, Kasto has sold more than 1,400 bandsaws and circular saws …

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FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2


Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards. Alex Veitch, FTA’s Head of Multimodal Policy, commented: “FTA and its members are excited about the prospect of HS2 …

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