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Cardiff Bus appoints new Operations and Commercial Director

Cardiff Bus has announced that Gareth Stevens has been appointed as its new Operations and Commercial Director. A well-known expert within the bus industry, Gareth...
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Time to talk mental health: It’s not a weakness

Don’t turn away; providing mental health and wellbeing support to staff and passengers can have huge benefits for everyone How are you feeling? Just those four...
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Lucketts backs employee’s qualification

Sally Barnard, Marketing Assistant at Lucketts Group, has passed her Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification with distinction. The coach firm sponsored Ms Barnard through the...

Roselyn joins TBF partnership to help its employees

Cornwall-based Roselyn Coaches has become one of the latest employers to enter into partnership with the Transport Benevolent Fund (TBF), with the company contributing...

Inmotion’s incentive to swap car for public transport

Meadowhall staff are being encouraged to swap their cars for public transport in the run-up to the festive season by Inmotion!. Inmotion! are offering employees...

Bus Éireann reaches driver agreement

Bus Éireann and the trade unions have reached an agreement over an implementation date for all elements related to the driver grade, which were...

Employee Director scheme fosters staff relations

With its Employee Director programme now a well-established part of how First runs its business, one of its subsidiaries gives the chance to see...

Unions say ‘yes’ to Bus Éireann plan

A trade union ballot has accepted the recommendations of the Labour Court in relation to April’s 21-day strike at state-run Bus Éireann. It proposed voluntary...

Back to the future for restored Leicester Leyland

Apprenticeships see young engineers learn the ways and means of modern buses, but in Leicester, two recruits are going back in time assisting a preservation society...

Unite to hold ballot for strike at Oxford Bus

More than 430 drivers at Go-Ahead owned Oxford Bus Company are being balloted for strikes after what Unite calls a “a complete breakdown of...
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Meeting with MPs sees coach operators make support case

The long-term impact on the coach industry of a failure by government to provide bespoke support during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been further...
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First Bus COVID-19 heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Three First Bus employees - Chris Koksal, Simon Taylor and Aaron Sparks - have been recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for...
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Alba Travel secures two more football team contracts

Penrith operator Alba Travel has extended its football travel portfolio by securing contracts to provide team coaches for Annan Athletic FC in Scottish League...