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During a skills summit in support of Women in Engineering Day, Transport Minister Lord Ahmad met with women from across the construction and engineering industry and outlined his support for the campaign.
The Port of Calais has reopened after being at a standstill for most of the day due to industrial action by MyFerryLink employees. Protestors also brought Eurotunnel services to a halt after gaining access to the track.
FedEx Express is celebrating 30 years of successful operations at its international gateway in Stansted. Established in 1985, the gateway has continually supported UK businesses both domestically and across international markets.
Following on from leading a delegation to Downing Street to petition the Prime Minister for urgent help to train up new drivers, the Road Haulage Association’s chief executive, Richard Burnett, has welcomed the announcement of rising employment but also warned that they are in contrast to the chronic skills shortage affecting the UK’s road haulage industry.
A year on from the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions by the EU and USA against Russia, the outlook remains uncertain for British companies who currently export there – and for those businesses that are seeking to expand into the country.