FM Conway has launched an HGV driver apprenticeship scheme to help tackle the UK’s driver shortfall. It forms part of the infrastructure services company’s wider efforts to tackle construction’s major skills gaps. The 13-month apprenticeship is funded through the government’s apprenticeship levy. It will support new entrants into the industry as well as permitting existing employees to upskill or re-train. FM Conway will deliver the programme in partnership with Scania and South Essex College. It will see 36 apprentices per […]
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.
The number of clandestines detected by Border Force almost doubled last year, according to the Home Office, although it refused to confirm how many were discovered at individual ports.