Tag: driver shortage

Paying by card
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Driver shortage and rising prices hamper consumer confidence

Consumer card spending grew 13.3% in September compared to the same period pre-pandemic, but supply problems and rising...

empty shelves
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One in five Scots unable to buy essential food in past fortnight  

One in five Scots were unable to purchase essential food items in the past two weeks, new research...

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Military starts making fuel deliveries

Around 200 military tanker personnel, 100 of which are drivers, have been deployed to further relieve pressure on...

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Government unveils measures to further ease fuel shortages

The UK Government has unveiled further measures to help ease fuel shortages, including putting military drivers on standby...

pumping fuel
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Government acts on fuel crisis

The government is to suspend competition law to enable fuel companies to share information and optimise supply across...

Christmas dinner
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Government aims to save Christmas with visa schemes

The government will temporarily add truck drivers and poultry workers to the existing visa scheme to help deliver...

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Fuel shortage fears spark panic buying

Queues of cars have been spotted outside petrol stations across the country following news that forecourts are closing...