Thursday, January 26, 2023
Go Ahead London apprentice bus driver Chelsea Dash

700 apprentice London bus drivers in Go-Ahead plans

No fewer than 700 apprentice bus drivers for Go-Ahead London will account for the majority of the 1,020 apprentice hires that parent Go-Ahead Group...
Bluestar readies for growth in Southampton

Bluestar ready for Southampton growth with 140 recruits

Go South Coast has already recruited over 140 new employees for its Bluestar operation in Southampton in readiness for significant growth when First Bus...
Simfor DriVR bus driving simulator with National Express West Midlands

NXWM shares details of bus driving simulator units

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) has revealed more details of the virtual reality bus driving simulator installations it has completed. Two of the Simfor DriVR...
Digital tachograph driver card and printout

Digital tachograph card leeway given for postal strikes

Drivers whose digital tachograph cards have expired, or have malfunctioned, been stolen or been lost, and who have not yet received a replacement card...

Driving runs in the family for newly recruited Harrogate trio

Driving has become a generation game for Paul Miller, his son Andy and his grandson Thomas Sykes, as the three take to the road...
Minister Richard Holden briefed on scale of coach and bus driver shortage

Minister briefed on coach and bus driver shortage scale

Recently appointed Under-Secretary of State for Transport Richard Holden has been briefed on the scale of the coach and bus driver shortage. It occurred...

Stagecoach West holds recruitment day for Ukrainian refugees

Stagecoach West has held a recruitment day specifically aimed at Ukrainian refugees. The event was organised in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions...

Pay and rates growth: Are they bringing fresh change?

With driver recruitment a challenge, incentives have been one option on the table. But for coach operators, has the shortage of drivers resulted in...
Brighton and Hove and Metrobus offering refugees positions as bus drivers

Brighton and Hove and Metrobus offer jobs to refugees

Brighton and Hove and Metrobus are working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to help arriving Ukrainian refugees to take up positions...
Stagecoach East Midlands Hull strike over after deal accepted

Stagecoach Hull strike ends with two-year 21% pay deal

Strike action by 250 employees at Stagecoach East Midlands' Hull depot has ended after a two-year pay deal worth over 21% was accepted on 11...
Globe Holidays receives investment from Finance Yorkshire

Globe Holidays receives Finance Yorkshire investment

Globe Holidays of Barnsley has received a £180,000 investment from Finance Yorkshire. It will support the purchase of new vehicles and on-board ticketing technology...