Tag Archives: United Kingdom Warehousing Association

Warehousing ignored by Government

Warehousing ignored by Government, UK Warehousing Association CEO Clare Bottle, protests

The UK Warehousing Association has reacted with frustration to the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) review of the Shortage Occupation List. Forklift truck drivers and warehouse operatives are not even mentioned in the report. Having led a co-ordinated campaign during the review period in 2022 demonstrating the critical …

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UKWA strengthens Policy team with new appointment

UKWA strengthens Policy team with new appointment

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has strengthened its Policy team with the appointment of Jon Garson as Advisory Board Consultation Manager. The UKWA Policy team is tasked with engaging with government and other policy influencers to build awareness of the challenges facing the sector, promote the interests of the warehousing …

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UKWA calls on Government to reform electricity market

UKWA CEO Clare Bottle

UKWA has responded to the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s recent consultation on the proposed review of the electricity market arrangements by highlighting the need for holistic electricity reform, to protect both the planet and the supply chains of the future. Whilst agreeing with the government’s broad priorities: …

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UKWA welcomes HMRC decision to revoke WOWGR legislation

UKWA welcomes HMRC decision to revoke WOWGR legislation

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has hailed as a victory for the industry the intention stated by HMRC at a meeting of the Joint Alcohol and Tobacco Consulting Group last month to repeal the highly unpopular Warehousekeeper and Owners of Warehoused Goods Regulations (WOWGR). Although changes will not come into …

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UKWA response to fiscal statement – Governments Growth Plan

UKWA response to fiscal statement - Governments Growth Plan

UKWA welcomes raft of measures announced, particularly support for energy transition The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has broadly welcomed keenly anticipated announcements from the Government, including measures detailed in the Chancellor’s fiscal statement and the additional news of a new £55m fund to support energy transition for UK’s industrial sector, …

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As energy costs spiral, new report reveals that warehouse rooftops could double UK’s current solar capacity and save billions

new report reveals that warehouse rooftops could double UK’s current solar capacity

An independent research report, commissioned by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) and produced by specialist consultancy Delta Energy & Environment (Delta-EE), has shown huge potential benefits for the UK, and for the warehousing & logistics sector, of installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on the nation’s warehouse rooftops. As the warehousing …

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The HD Group joins United Kingdom Warehousing Association

THE HD GROUP JOINS UNITED KINGDOM WAREHOUSING ASSOCIATION 1

The Doncaster based HD Group, which specialises in freight forwarding and storage solutions, has become a member of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA). The business, which won Doncaster Chamber Business Awards Start up business of the Year just over twelve months ago, has been accepted due to its high …

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