Apprenticeships could be the saviour of students facing cancelled examinations and dubious about higher education amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with one recruiter saying enquiries are on the increase. Beverley Ellis, director at TRS Training said: “We have noticed an increased number of enquiries since the government began to announce that examinations would be cancelled; students want to protect their career prospects and are apprehensive about embarking on university courses – with the associated costs and complications with regards housing further […]
Union Unite is calling for XPO Logistics to close its Swindon depot following an outbreak of Covid-19 at its Iceland facility.
Bibby Distribution has launched a 12-month apprenticeship scheme to attract school leavers into the logistics sector.
Hauliers entering the UK without proof of a negative Covid-19 test could be fined £2,000 from April 6, the government is warning.