GOVERNMENT’S APPRENTICESHIP INCENTIVE WILL PROTECT THE LOGISTICS SECTOR OF THE FUTURE, SAYS FTAI

FTA Ireland, the business group representing the country’s logistics sector, has reacted positively to today’s government announcement of a €3,000 financial incentive for employers taking on apprentices.  Speaking after the announcement, made today by Minister Simon Harris TD, FTA Ireland’s General Manager Aidan Flynn was positive about the impact which the new funding will have

FTAI LAUNCHES ONLINE COVID-19 ‘RETURN TO WORK SAFELY’ TRAINING COURSES FOR LOGISTICS

The government’s ‘Return to Work Safely’ protocol requires all employers and employees to receive training on safe practices in the workplace to prevent the spread of COVID-19. FTAI, the business group representing the Irish logistics sector, has today (28 May 2020) launched two online training courses, designed for those working within the freight distribution, logistics

ESSENTIAL WORKERS – UPDATE: 30TH MARCH 2020

The list of essential service providers was published on Saturday the 28th of March 2020. Refer to the guidance https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/dfeb8f-list-of-essential-service-providers-under-new-public-health-guidelin/ to decide whether your organisation is providing an essential service; it is not necessary to seek official authorisation if you are providing an essential service, you should identify those employees (including sub-contractors and so on)

Driver CPC Card – UPDATE: 30TH MARCH 2020

Extension of Driver CPC card expiry dates: RSA Statement: Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, professional bus and truck drivers may encounter some difficulty in undertaking their annual CPC training at the current time. In order to ensure a continuous flow of goods within the EU, drivers with valid Irish Driver CPC