The seven United Road Transport Union (URTU) men arrested by police as part of a fraud investigation relating to the Driver CPC have had their bail extended until September. All were arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation in February as part of a police and Driving Standards Agency probe. They include URTU general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton, and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. Their bail terms had originally been extended until 30 July, […]
Industrial action at Wincanton’s operations for customer HJ Heinz in Wigan has been averted after URTU members accepted a fresh proposal over pay.
A transport manager has lost his repute indefinitely for failing to make sure his drivers had started their Driver CPC training, resulting in high levels of drivers’ hours infringements.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has become the first third party logistics provider to be accredited with the Skills for Logistics (SfL) Standard of Excellence, recognising the quality of the company’s Driver CPC training.