John Lewis and Poundland the latest to offer incentives to HGV drivers


 

Two more retailers are offering financial incentives to HGV drivers in an effort to retain staff and attract entrants to a sector desperately short of resource. The John Lewis Partnership said it was increasing annual salaries for its HGV drivers by up to £5,000 a year and offering “welcome payments” of £1,000 to employees with C+E licences starting before November. It said from 8 August, HGV drivers employed by John Lewis and Waitrose will receive a pay rise of around […]