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Unite: Sick pay win for London’s bus workers

Unite has secured company sick pay from day one for London’s bus staff. The win follows pressure from the union on Transport for London (TfL),...
Croner-i

Croner-i answers essential employment questions

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...
RMT union

RMT union calls for cashless travel

The RMT union has written to bus operators calling for a number of practices to be invoked during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic – including...

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...
SoE membership

SOE membership discounts offered

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) is offering membership discounts to individuals wishing to join at Member or Associate Member level until 29 February. The...
Appeal has launched reconsideration after TC revoked O-Licence and disqualified TM

Target Travel and MD disqualified

Target Travel and its Managing Director Robert Risk have been disqualified from holding an O-Licence Following the revocation of the O-Licence held by Dealtop (Plymouth),...
Stagecoach SE adds two members to senior team

Stagecoach SE adds two members to senior team

Stagecoach South East (SE) has added Mark Wallis as Engineering Director and Grahame Patterson as Fleet Engineer to its senior team. The new positions have...
Mistral Group announces new Regional Sales Manager

Mistral Group announces new Regional Sales Manager

Jamie Thompson has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager North West and North Wales for Mistral Group. Although Jamie is new to the coach and...
Disciplinary hearing

Disciplinary hearings: Avoid under interference

Imagine you’re appointed to conduct a disciplinary hearing into an allegation of misconduct. You’ve never come across the employee before, but the evidence seems...
Coach Drivers' Club team

Join the Club: Don’t let your coach drivers miss out

The Coach Drivers' Club is inviting coach operators to spread the word of its wide range of benefits available to their drivers – for...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
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Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
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Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...