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Companies must eradicate all traces of forced labour – CIPS

Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.


Jungle closure is short term fix, says RHA chief

The RHA has welcomed the news that the so-called ‘Jungle Camp’ at The Port of Calais will be dismantled today, but the association’s chief executive has said it is a ‘short term fix’.


Emission plans could lock businesses out of London

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants to pull forward plans to make commercial vehicles in London meet tougher emission standards – a move that the Freight Transport Association warned could “lock some small businesses out of the London market altogether”.

Amazon UK found guilty of dangerous goods breach

Amazon UK has been found guilty of breaching dangerous goods rules after prosecution by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. It has been widely reported that the online retailer was ordered to pay a fine of £65,000 following the guilty verdict.

EU must boost customs performance

The European Union must improve its customs procedures to boost trade and enhance business competitiveness, according to seven leading trade associations – the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, CLECAT, EuroCommerce, the European Express Association, the Foreign Trade Association, the International Air Transport Association and the World Shipping Council.

MPs demand boost for renewable transport energy

MPs have warned that the UK will fail to meet its 2020 renewable energy target unless the government takes urgent action – and they highlighted the fact that the proportion of renewable energy used in transport actually fell last year.