Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said. In a written statement, a DVSA spokesman told Motortransport.co.uk “over 85%” of ATFs were unaffected by the union’s three-hour strike on 21 November. It added that while a small number of ATFs had had some tests delayed before 11am, no tests had been cancelled and all were testing as […]
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) men at the centre of a probe into Driver CPC training activities have had their bail extended yet again. The seven men include general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. They were originally arrested on 15 February on suspicion of fraud by false representation. They have had their bail extended until December. It is now the third extention. As part of the operation a warrant […]
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts.