Sunday, October 24, 2021

IR35 change opens dialogue on self-employed drivers

Medium- and large-sized businesses that engage self-employed staff may find that things alter from 6 April. That’s because of change to IR35 legislation that...

Immigration rules shift set to hit driver recruitment

Coach and bus driving will not be eligible for the government’s new points-based visa and immigration rules. That means operators will be unable to...

D4Drivers: Putting driver health first

More than 4,500 drivers are examined at D4Drivers’ 74 clinics in the UK every month. The service can be a godsend to operators struggling...

Castle Minibus launches app for school TMs and drivers

Castle Minibus has launched School Transport Record and Inspection Dashboard with App (STRIDA). It is is a free tool for school minibus drivers to record...

BDoY set to move venue for 2020 finals

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition will move its headquarters in Blackpool this year. In 2020, the event...

Drivers blamed after coach spaces removed in Westminster

Council says it issued warnings about 'constant idling' in three prime spaces Three coach parking spots in Westminster are to be replaced with EV charging...

CDC Tourism Yearbook 2020: Essential reading for the coach driver

The CDC Tourism Yearbook is the ultimate planning tool for organising coach tours and excursions. The 2020 edition is flying off the shelves so...

Bakers Dolphin: Twelve drivers graduate from academy

Back in 2018 Bakers Dolphin launched its own training programme in a bid to tackle the nationwide driver shortage. It is now reaping the...

Peartree Services abuse leads to coach waiting time cut

A coach operator has urged other companies to advise their drivers to take care when parking at Welcome Break’s Peartree Services near Oxford if...

DVLA licence renewal times excessive, says driver

The amount of time taken by DVLA under some circumstances to return renewed vocational licences to people who are over 65 has been questioned...

Webinar: NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP,...

NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR updates The government has now closed many of its COVID assistance schemes,...