Hermes is gifting more than £200,000 of its apprenticeship levy funds to support SMEs in taking on new apprentices or upskill existing ones. Chief executive Martin de Lange said it was fortunate that it already had strong apprenticeship and training schemes in place, so it was pledging the funds so that other firms could benefit from it, giving them a post-pandemic boost. The consumer delivery company is working closely with Leeds City Council, West Midlands Combined Authority and apprenticeship-provider Total […]
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”.
Challenge TRG Group has acquired Phoenix Training Services for an undisclosed sum as part of plans to build its presence in the HGV driver training sector.