Thursday, December 3, 2020

CPT database matches spare staff to vacancies as services increase

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has launched a database of driver and engineer vacancies to assist employees in the coach and bus industry...

Chief Operating Officer of Stagecoach is to retire this year

Mark Threapleton, Stagecoach Chief Operating Officer (COO), is to retire from his role in September this year.  Stagecoach has recently confirmed that there are succession plans in place for the senior role with...

Industry greets COVID-19 job retention plan positively

The industry has welcomed the decision by Chancellor Rishi Sunak (pictured) to launch a Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. It will see all eligible businesses...

East region of Scania appoints new Dealer Director

Steve Affleck has been appointed as Dealer Director for the East region of Scania (Great Britain).  In the role, Steve will oversee the sales of new vehicles and...

Reading Buses Star of the Month award

When two cars caught fire, Krystian Lobodziec assisted a member of the public to alert the residents of a nearby house.  The fire brigade had not yet arrived, and he...

Long-serving drivers celebrate milestone years of service

Reading Buses is commending two of its staff members who have reached service anniversaries.  Dave Giles is celebrating 40 years’ service at Reading Buses.   Now 69 and living in Reading, Dave joined the...

Arriva driver celebrates 50 years

Peter Saunders, driver for Arriva Luton, achieved 50 years of service on 9 March. Peter joined the company in 1970 as a conductor. Despite thinking...

Ticketer announces appointment of new FARA CEO

Solveig Ellila Kristiansen has been announced as the new CEO of Ticketer-owned FARA. Solveig brings experience from several IT companies including time spent as General...

Irizar UK appoints new Managing Director

Andrew Blundell has been announced as Managing Director of Irizar UK. He brings over 25 years of experience to the role, including time spent as...

ATT announces new Head of Sales appointment

Charlotte Ward has been appointed as Alliance Transport Technologies (ATT) Head of Sales. Charlotte brings experience from various senior management and sales roles, with the...

WebTicketManager 360 platform set to benefit coach tourism

WebTicketManager has developed a COVID-secure online ticketing platform that it says will benefit coach tourism operators as the market for day trips and holidays...