Saturday, September 18, 2021

TBF passes 50k mark

Industry charity, the Transport Benevolent Fund (TBF) - which helps workers and their families with grants to cope with illness and other emergencies, has...

Driver pay rates at ‘upper end’ of scale

Perceptions that drivers’ pay is at the lower end of the scale appear could be due for a re-think after a survey of 370...

Bus Éireann responds to Expressway strike claims

Bus Éireann has responded strongly to threats of strike action from unions after it announced plans to restructure its Expressway scheduled coach division, and...

Lucketts developing driver apprentice scheme

Fareham operator Lucketts Coaches has announced that part of an expansion of its apprentice programme this academic year will see the development of a...

Dorset drivers strike

Around 120 drivers at First’s Weymouth and Bridport depots are striking for five separate days, from 20 June-4 July, in a pay dispute. Unite claims that...

Do you have any Master Drivers on board?

NXWM recognises abilities and professionalism of its best drivers, generating some excellent results Delegates at last week’s Young Bus Managers Network conference were told how National...

The way to stay Hapi

Higher pay is a good start, but it isn’t the only way to attract new staff and retain existing ones. Oxford Bus Company has...

Employees benefits do count

I nearly fell off my chair in disbelief when I heard this question from David Amess, the veteran Conservative MP for Southend West: “Will...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...