Veolia to give new drivers a £1,500 bonus


Veolia has said it will pay HGV drivers joining its municipal collection operations a £1,500 bonus, in an effort to keep vital recycling and waste collections going. The company said the extra money was “part of a comprehensive strategy” that also included promoting the wider benefits on offer to challenge common perceptions about HGV driving roles. Veolia said its drivers had the opportunity to work locally as part of their community, rather than undertaking the long-distance journeys and overnight stays […]