Alcohol and drugs – time for the industry to adopt official legislation?

While drugs and alcohol testing are legislated for in certain sectors, there is no legal obligation for the construction industry.

The changing face of plant hire

At the CPA Annual General Meeting in October, Brian Jones was elected as President of the Association.

Technology allows fleet owners to identify preventable costs

If fleet is your business, your vans and trucks are integral to bringing in income and keeping your customers happy.

Latest guidance on Lifting Operations with excavators

SFPSG has released new refreshed plant safety guidance for Lifting Operations with Excavators.

FTA: “fuel duty freeze is a missed opportunity”

With the Chancellor delivering his budget this week, the FTA has commented on the decision to freeze fuel duty.

Construction rental market back to strength

The UK’s construction equipment rental market is set to beat prerecession levels.

HGV taxes pay for almost all the UK’s road maintenance

Research conducted by the FTA has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost all UK road maintenance.

Logistics troubled by lack of Operation Stack solution

The FTA has reacted with disappointment to the latest government announcement linked to Operation Stack.

Using contract hire for company cars and vans

Company cars, along with light commercial vehicles, are critical to efficient business operations.

CPA sets out recommendations to the Chancellor

Chief Executive of the CPA writes to the Chancellor with the association's recommendations.