Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Go North East takes on 11 engineering and bodybuilder apprentices

Go North East has taken on 11 new engineering and coachbuilder apprentices. They will assist the company maintain and service its fleet as it continues...

Venatu: Meeting the challenges of coach and bus recruitment

Venatu Recruitment Group specialises in recruiting for the PSV sector. routeone learns how it is tackling current issues within the industry Venatu Recruitment Group has...

Part-time workers – the rise in unfair treatment claims

More employees are requesting flexible working and tribunal claims by part-time workers are increasing. Croner-i examines the issue and how such claims can be...
Stagecoach Apprentice

Stagecoach awarded silver membership with charity The 5% Club

Stagecoach has announced it is more than halfway (3.3%) to reaching the goal of 5% of employees in 'earn and learn' apprentice positions and...

ZeeDrive coach driver school: First trainees begin careers

The first cohort of trainees have completed their training in Zeelo's new coach driver training school ZeeDrive, and are now being actively matched with...
First Bus creates engineering apprentice academy with Reaseheath College

First Bus apprentice academy built around zero-emission buses

First Bus has worked with Reaseheath College in Cheshire to create what the operator says is the UK’s first apprentice academy to train engineers...
Stagecoach settled some pay disputes

Stagecoach settles more pay deals as Wales ACAS talks restart

Two more Stagecoach subsidiaries have settled disputes with Unite over drivers’ pay, but further talks between the group’s South Wales operating company and the...
Llew Jones Coaches driver Abby Griffiths

Young driver success for Llew Jones Coaches and Abby, 19

Llew Jones Coaches is a further operator to demonstrate that recruiting young people is a useful part of the coach and bus industry’s response...

Award-winning coach driver Andy Hinks: ‘I’m just the lucky one’

routeone talks to long-standing Lucketts Travel coach driver Andy Hinks about winning Coach Tour Driver of the Year, what has kept him driving for...
Some Stagecoach bus strikes averted

Some bus strikes averted, but Unite to formulate ‘battle plan’

Several planned bus strikes by members of the RMT and Unite unions that are employed by Stagecoach subsidiaries have been called off or suspended...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...