A new vocational training programme that will lead to a professional qualification for young people looking to enter the vehicle recovery industry is being developed by Isuzu Truck UK honorary chair Nikki King OBE together with the Professional Recovery Operators Federation and the Institution of Vehicle Recovery. King, who is also chair of the Skills for Life Trust (SFLT) that helps give school children the soft skills they need to prepare for the world of work, works with six schools […]
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.