The road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) is seeking a procedural review after being informed that just £6,000 has been allocated to fund two new LGV Driver Apprenticeships by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IFATE). In a letter to the TBG, IFATE said it considered that “the most appropriate funding band” for the apprenticeship in Category C and C+E licence training was £6,000. It said: “The funding band is the maximum amount of government funding available to employers per […]
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
Police are patrolling the M62 in an unmarked HGV in a bid to identify dangerous drivers and cut the number of collisions on the route.