Apprenticeships offer a golden opportunity, says Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes. As an end-point assessment organisation (EPAO) that specialises in the logistics and supply chain industry, we’ve been delighted to see the developing training opportunities that recently approved apprenticeship standards offer the sector. These standards spread across both the lower and higher levels of training, ensuring the wide and varying skills gap the sector is facing is in fact being addressed. It’s no longer just about training drivers – […]
Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”.
Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased.
Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system.