Driver pay may increase above inflation

The FTA has hinted that above-inflation pay rises could be seen as a result of the current the shortage of drivers. 

According to FTA research analyst Bruce Goodhart, there are signs that driver wages could be rising by 2.3 per cent or more. 

Close Brothers Asset Finance recently claimed that wage rises are likely for almost three quarters of SMEs after 76 per cent of business owners confirmed optimism towards their prospects heading into the new year. 

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