Drivers face new challenges in era of change by David Coombes MD, Skills for Logistics We’re now two years into the Large Goods Vehicle Driver apprenticeship, and while we are seeing increasing uptake month on month it is still only scratching the surface in addressing the continuing driver shortage. The UK is experiencing change at a rapid pace with growing legislation to help make cities cleaner, quieter and safer for the millions who live and work in them. Vehicle operators are under […]
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a £100,000 fund to help Covid-hit automotive businesses save apprenticeship jobs as the government’s furlough scheme comes to an end.
Hermes is gifting more than £200,000 of its apprenticeship levy funds to support SMEs in taking on new apprentices or upskill existing ones.