Croner financial standing

Croner-i advises on financial standing during COVID-19

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...
SPT deficit

SPT deficit threatens services if no support is forthcoming

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has not ruled out reducing support for contracted bus services if it does not receive urgent financial aid from...
Financial standing period of grace

Financial standing period of grace extended to 12 months

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt (pictured) has extended to 12 months the maximum grace period that an operator can seek in order to...
Rotala HSBC

Rotala extends overdraft facility with HSBC UK

Rotala has increased its overdraft facility with HSBC UK by £2.1m. It is part of the group’s work to mitigate the commercial impact of...
Scania CBILS

Scania Financial Services accredited as CBILS lender

Scania Financial Services has been approved for accreditation as a lender for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) by the British Business Bank. Under...
Coach and bus insurance

Coach and bus insurance advice during COVID-19

Coach and bus insurance specialist Gauntlet has issued insight and advice to those operators that are struggling to cope with the impact of the...

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...
LDV EV80

LDV EV80 electric minibus: Six year finance

LDV is offering a six-year finance package on its battery-electric EV80. The EV80 is available in minibus format, both in complete form and via third-party...
Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group: Simple finance

Financing vehicles and other assets is a topic relevant to all but a modest number of operators. It is a sector that has seen...
Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group buys Valley Finance

Asset Alliance Group has extended its presence in the coach and bus sector by purchasing Valley Finance. Owner and Director Tim Thornton will join...
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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...
Stephen Walsh Optare RSM

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...
Coach industry support

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...