Marian Kitson joined the DVSA as director of enforcement in September 2018 after 32 years with HMRC. Speaking to MT editor Steve Hobson at the Microlise Transport Conference in May, Kitson said the agency’s flagship Earned Recognition scheme for the most compliant operators was going well. “We now have 7% of the fleet in there, that is 96 operators with 240 licences,” she said. “It’s the cornerstone of enforcement and an assurance they are meeting the standards consistently. “At the roadside […]
The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels.
Union Prospect has confirmed a strike by its members at the DVSA. It comes after it received support for industrial action in a ballot over the pay and conditions that will apply as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model the agency is rolling out nationwide, and also over new flexible working patterns more generally.
Labour MP Rob Flello has shown support for the ATF Operators Association (AOA) by planning to put forward Parliamentary questions concerning a fair partnership with Vosa.