Union Prospect has confirmed it is once again contemplating industrial action over the new contracts the DVSA is seeking to get its vehicle testing staff to sign in order to accommodate its move to the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model at authorised testing facilities (ATFs). Prospect negotiations officer Helen Stevens told Motortransport.co.uk last week its long-running negotiations with the DVSA over the new NGT contracts had broken down as the DVSA continued to ask staff to provide more flexibility in […]
Warehouse workers at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, have called off a series of one-day strikes over a long-running pay dispute after accepting a revised deal from the logistics services provider.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.
ATF Operators Association (AOA) president and Boleyn Transport MD Stephen Smith says he is optimistic plans by Vosa to clamp down on operators of authorised testing facilities can be thwarted, after taking legal advice on the matter.