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Coronavirus: Ministers told haulage industry could collapse ‘within a matter of weeks' without support package

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Ministers have been warned the haulage industry could collapse “within a matter of weeks” without a sector-specific support package to mitigate against a downturn sparked by coronavirus.
Industry leaders have claimed current measures introduced by the UK Government “simply don't work” and have left some firms so strapped for cash they have been unable to furlough workers, instead being forced to sack them outright.
The industry, which helps manage the flow of vital goods including food and medical supplies, supports thousands of jobs and hundreds of businesses throughout the UK.
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Coronavirus: Ministers told haulage industry could collapse ‘within a matter of weeks' without support package

Coronavirus: Ministers told haulage industry could collapse ‘within a matter of weeks' without support package

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

Ministers have been warned the haulage industry could collapse "within a matter of weeks" without a sector-specific support package to mitigate against a downturn sparked by coronavirus.
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