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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


HMRC Clarification on Driver CPC and Taxation
13/6/2010
There is still a great deal of confusion within our industry regarding where individuals and employers stand regarding tax relief for undertaking Driver CPC training.

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Road Collision Warning
12/6/2010
Hauliers have been warned that the Metropolitan Police area is one of a number of regions within the UK that is experiencing a high level of deliberately induced road collisions.

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South Yorkshire Assenting Hauliers
10/6/2010
For many years now, the minimum rates and terms and conditions for South Yorkshire have been negotiated and agreed annually between the URTU, Unite the Union, and members of the group of employers know as the Assenting Hauliers.

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60 Second Ad Contest
8/6/2010
Take up the challenge to make a short advert about trade unions

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Staff Training Helps Companies Survive the Recession
18/5/2010
A new report has confirmed that those logistics companies which invested in staff training have been able to survive the recession in better shape than those which reduced or scrapped the policy.

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Shropshire Truck Show 2010
14/5/2010
The URTU Mobile Office will be attending the Shropshire Truck Show this weekend (15 - 16 May).

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Basic Shop Stewards course (14 - 18 June 2010)
10/5/2010
There are still vacancies for the URTU Basic Shop Steward course being held at Northern College on the 14 - 18 June 2010.

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Truckfest Peterborough
30/4/2010
The URTU Mobile Office will be attending Truckfest, Peterborough this Bank Holiday weekend (02 - 03 May 2010).

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International Workers' Memorial Day
28/4/2010
For the first time, the UK government will be officially recognising today as International Workers' Memorial Day.

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Workers' Memorial Day - 28 April 2010
23/4/2010
Workers' Memorial Day takes place next Wednesday (28 April) with events happening up and down the country.

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