CM Downton Downton’s apprenticeship programmes, covering driving, administration and mechanic roles, are a key strand of the company’s recruitment strategy. They’re particularly focused on apprentices benefiting from the support of more experienced colleagues to help develop their vocational skills. The company has designed a programme that delivers a return as well as creating opportunities for young and female drivers and those from more diverse backgrounds. After gaining their licence, apprentices partner up with an experienced mentor to learn skills on […]
The 32nd Motor Transport Awards will return to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 4 July 2018 to celebrate, recognise and reward excellence in the road freight transport industry. Entries into this year’s Motor Transport Awards are now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this year. Tables are selling much faster than previous years, so if you haven’t booked your table yet, get in quick before they sell out. A Motor Transport […]
The deadline to enter the Motor Transport Awards ends on March 28 – so go to the awards website mtawards.co.uk to download an entry form now. The Awards are free to enter and the website includes plenty of helpful tips on what the judges will be looking for. This year we have introduced Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year, an award for the best vehicle maintenance unit – inhouse or third party – in the industry. This award is […]
The government has finally given the go-ahead to a Trailblazer apprenticeship for lorry drivers after it was submitted for the third time last month.