The logistics sector has triumphed in its hard-fought battle to receive funding towards HGV driver licence acquisition for apprentices. In a BIS letter sent to chairman of the industry-led Trailblazers consortium Colin Snape, the government confirmed up to £4,900 in funding will be made available to train apprentices, with funding towards the cost of licence acquisition permitted within this sum. A maximum of £3,000 can be accessed by all operators, regardless of size, assuming they also contribute £1,500 of their […]
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
DHL Supply Chain has joined the Movement to Work scheme, which helps businesses train people aged 18-24.