- Nov 11, 2009
There are HGV driver shortages throughout several European countries so it’s not just U.K. My ex son in law came back from the Netherlands last December just before the final Brexit deal clicked in and he could no longer work in Europe. He spent some of this year on telecoms installation via his private single man company. But IR35 caught up with him, along with HMRC, the courts and CSA. He used to drive long haul to Europe and he’s now back on HGVs whilst illegally sub letting his rented flat. So this shortage is a good thing.. He might get round to paying the £10 pk maintence plus court fees, and help the exchequer balance its books by having to pay PAYE and NI.The BBC and for that Matter ITV and there cohorts , should be taken to task about this, Report it yes but, not in such a way, that, it sounds like garages are closing by the dozen, daily.
Another thing that is making my blood boil, is the heavy goods driver shortages. These haulage companies are complaining to the government (plus BBC) about the shortage, expecting the Gov to sort it.
These are private companies it's up to them to sort it, improve pay and conditions, they should. It's the same as fruit picking, the famers, instead of paying starvation wages, pay a decent wage, You never know?
If prices go up I will not by them. They have to move with the times, just shut up moaning.
No, my original question about was it a real photo and reporter with that name was a genuine question. We all know how clever fake photography can be and it’s uses in fake news spread via social media.You are joking🤔. Here on site we have all managed to fill our tanks at extortionate cost just to get home. Forget the photo. We are entering another real crisis 😥😥
DD glad you manage to fill up at some petrol stations where i live you are only allowed £20 worth of fuelYou are joking🤔. Here on site we have all managed to fill our tanks at extortionate cost just to get home. Forget the photo. We are entering another real crisis 😥😥
DD I hope you have a safe journey homeIn preparation of our Sunday home departure we decided to fill up with Diesel today.. We queued for 20 minutes in a massive traffic jam before reaching the pump. At £1.44 a litre 🤬🤬🤬Better a full tank. Sadly panic buying and high costs have arrived.
I was told yesterday of a motorway service station charging £1.90 per Litre for diesel. I have no more detail yet. We have 2 filling stations nearby, and both are closed for fuel. One was priced at £1.36 for diesel before selling out, the other bumped their diesel price up from £1.36 to £1.40 before selling out.I suspect that even in the current panic motorway prices will mean people avoid them. At least they have room for you to queue,
I suspect so, as bad news travels very quickly in this connected age; I am just banking on there soon being no more car fuel tanks left to fill, other than our two.Would this have happened if the TV News hadn't hyped up a few (<50) BP Stations have a problem?
Desperately need petrol for the mower but don’t want to appear a panic buyer. If I use our daughters battery mower it will cost me as the quid pro quo would be her three large areas of lawn.I suspect so, as bad news travels very quickly in this connected age; I am just banking on there soon being no more car fuel tanks left to fill, other than our two.
Just back from a day out and every fuel station (passed 5) was closed, coned or barriered off, and car fuel now getting horribly low; only saving grace did 64.5 to the gallon so eking out what little we have. Driving at about 45 mph on the rural roads though must have caused a few misunderstanding comments.
She has two enormous rabbit, Giant French Lops and they are supposed to graze the grass. But not really seen any real progress. She’s had sheep, goats and the obligatory border collie in one of her houses. Think I will just sit this “ panic” out. Could possibly siphon some essence from the Subaru. My best mans younger brother ran a Cadillac for a good while using a siphon. But I wouldn’t support such doings. And the mum was a Sunday School and primary school teacher too.Buy her a goat, or a shetland pony, Grand kids would love them.