LHR Strike May Impact World Cup Travel

LHR Strike May Impact World Cup Travel

A planned strike of ground handlers at London Heathrow Airport looks set to hinder travel and logistics, and could disrupt flights to Qatar at the start of the World Cup. Unite Union workers at both Menzies and dnata have planned a three day walkout from November...
Liverpool Port – Strikes & Redundancies

Liverpool Port – Strikes & Redundancies

  As Liverpool dock workers approach the end of their second strike, a third has been confirmed for the end of this month. Meanwhile, the port’s management have confirmed a restructure, which will likely result in job losses. The second strike started last week...
Felixstowe Port: Second Strike Set

Felixstowe Port: Second Strike Set

Dock workers at Felixstowe Port have voted for more industrial action and another eight day strike is planned from 27th September. The members of Unite union, who have also organised the strike at Liverpool, have rejected all wage increase offers from port management....
Liverpool Port: Vote To Strike

Liverpool Port: Vote To Strike

Dock workers at Liverpool Port have followed Felixstowe and voted for industrial action in a recent ballot. Felixstowe workers are currently set to walk out for eight days on Sunday, and now the same union reports its members will be striking on Merseyside too. The...
Felixstowe Port: Second Strike Set

Felixstowe Set For Eight Day Strike

Port workers at the Felixstowe port have set dates for their expected strike, and are planning to walk out from Sunday 21st August until Monday 29th August.​ Members of the Unite Union held a ballot recently and 92% voted to strike following a dispute over pay. In the...
Customs To Improve Border Flow

Customs To Improve Border Flow

The Government has announced a raft of customs easements to support industry and improve flow at UK borders. Traders, hauliers and carriers are set to benefit from four Safety & Security (S&S) facilitations, which will come into force from 1 July 2022 for EU...