There were just 631 LGV driving tests carried out in the first quarter of 2020, but the pass rate rose to 79.1%, according to official figures. This compares to 15,194 carried out in the fourth quarter of 2019, with a pass rate of 59.8%. As the effects of Covid-19 largely put paid to attempts by candidates to take their tests, those that were able to take them were proportionately more likely to pass. The DfT statistics showed that of the […]
The FTA is calling for the government to switch the logistics industry’s Apprenticeship Levy payments to a Skills Levy so firms can retrain staff in new roles rather than make them redundant.
A range of the transport industry’s biggest operators have explained the thinking behind their recruitment strategies for the year ahead.
Former senior traffic commissioner (STC) Beverley Bell (pictured) has launched a training company offering operator licence awareness, Driver CPC and transport manager courses.