A new trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in express delivery companies has been given the green light by BIS. The Institute of Couriers submitted the application for the standard earlier this year in light of increasing demands on the e-retail sector. The newly-approved apprenticeship model will take the form of a five year course, beginning with management CPC or Fors practitioner workshops, evolving into part time study with a university. Institutes involved include Manchester Metropolitan University, University of West London […]
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is urging the industry to put forward a HGV driver apprenticeship bid under a fast-track system launched last week.
The status of couriers across the industry could be affected by last week’s tribunal ruling against CitySprint, according to a lawyer involved in the case.