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Message for All Truck Drivers

Dear Colleague As you should know that the European Parliament is currently considering changes to the rules governing driving and rest time, for professional drivers in our sector. Please find attached a letter to be sent to your local MEP, whose email address can be found here http://www.europarl.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/en/your-meps/uk_meps.html It is vitally important that our elected [...]

By |2018-08-07T10:22:52+00:00May 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Message for All Truck Drivers

HMRC and Non-Taxable Allowance

128 Theobald’s Road Holborn Tel: 020 7611 2500 Fax: 020 7611 2555 CENTRAL OFFICE Our Ref: Date: Contact: Extension: AJ/cr 2014 Corrine Ramm 2576   E-mail: Fax DDI: Adrian.Jones@unitetheunion.org 020 7611 2555 19 January 2018 Jesse Norman MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport Department for Transport Great Minster House 33 Horseferry Road London [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:20:50+00:00January 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on HMRC and Non-Taxable Allowance

Night Out Tax for Drivers

What format will the agreement between HMRC and employers take? Employers will need to apply for an approval notice – please see EIM30260 - Employment Income Manual - HMRC internal manual - GOV.UK for further guidance. The approval notice lasts for a period of up to 5 years from the date of effect. To apply [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:20:50+00:00April 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Night Out Tax for Drivers

Downstream Oil Distribution – Membership Survey

Our Ref: ND DD Date:       October 21st 2015 To:            TO ALL DOWNSTREAM OIL DISTRIBUTION SECTOR OFFICERS AND REPRESENTATIVES (cc Regional Secretaries and Regional Systems Coordinators) Dear Colleagues Re:           Downstream Oil Distribution – Membership Survey This letter is to ask for your support regarding a major survey that we are undertaking for the Downstream Oil Distribution [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:20:50+00:00October 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Downstream Oil Distribution – Membership Survey

Strategic Road Network Survey

Dear Colleagues Unite has been asked to assist in carrying out some research on behalf of the Highways Agency England into the opinions of professional drivers on the strategic road network. Transport Focus are the independent watchdog with responsibility to report to government on the views of those using motorways and major A roads in [...]

By |2015-04-27T09:22:30+00:00April 26th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Strategic Road Network Survey

Access to pensions after April 2015

Freedom and Choice………………and Danger From 6th April 2015 the tax rules governing how you can access DC (defined contribution) pension savings are changing to give much more flexibility. While the flexibility to do what you like with DC pension savings may be welcome, it creates a danger that members will use their funds in ways [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:20:50+00:00March 15th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Access to pensions after April 2015

Job search now available

You can now search for jobs in LGV/HGV and Logistics from our Web Site. Click here to visit the Vacancies Page or use the links below: Vacancies suitable for members are posted on the Unite4Jobs website. Use the links below to easily search for jobs in your sector. Visit the Unite4Jobs Website Search by Location [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:20:50+00:00August 13th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Job search now available

HGV Medicals.

Dr. David Adey MBE BM Spitfire Court Surgery,39 Spitfire Court, Mitchell Close,Woolston, SO19 7 If you require a HGV Medical, this can be obtained by contacting the Surgery on this number 02380420467 . There is a charge of £120. Late appointments are available.

By |2017-03-28T18:32:45+00:00January 10th, 2014|News|Comments Off on HGV Medicals.