A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC). The level two apprenticeship will follow a year-long programme, training future final mile drivers , covering topics such as customer service, returns and failed deliveries. The scheme joins the other apprenticeships developed by the IoC last year, including a five-year programme to become an express delivery manager. IoC chairman Carl Lomas said the scheme was a […]
Building materials company Cemex will run its apprenticeship scheme for the second year running.
Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour.
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.