ELB Partners, based in London’s Wimbledon, will be looking to recruit at least 12 HGV drivers this year as its partnership with EP Training Services continues to bear fruit. The haulier has worked with EP Training services for the past few years and has recruited up to 15 newly qualified drivers a year via the driving school based in Bookham, Surrey. Sean Pargeter, MD at EP Training Services, said: “The biggest problem in the industry is there’s a huge demand […]
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.
HGV drivers now have the opportunity to do some of their Driver CPC training at home after a flexible course was launched offering a mixture of e-learning and classroom-based work.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has launched a scheme to entice former armed forces personnel into the logistics industry. SfL has been awarded £1.4m from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ Employer Investment Fund to attract up to 1,000 people leaving the services into a job within logistics. Through its Military Transitions to Logistics programme, SfL will provide a specific route into the sector for ex-Armed Forces personnel. Mick Jackson, chief executive of SfL, said: “The sector has a requirement […]