Monday, August 15, 2022

‘The self-employed driver debate continues’

I am so surprised at this ongoing argument about what constitutes a "self-employed driver”. It is quite clearly laid down in Road Transport (Working...

‘Our youngest ever applicant’

EYMS’s District Manager-South, Rob Carr, was recently surprised but delighted to receive the following letter from George Archer, aged two-and-a-half, the son of one...

‘Help tourists and drivers coming to Bath’

Below is a letter to Bath’s Cllr Peter Turner. I know nothing of your social, economic or vocational areas of expertise. Your letter provoked the inevitable...

‘Surely the answer is in a test case?’

In recent weeks we have heard from two established business owners having differing opinions in regards the status of self-employed drivers. The HMRC is the...

Regarding self-employed drivers

Regarding the issue of self-employed drivers, I have a contribution which may be of interest. Some years ago I engaged the services of a...

‘Why can’t you park here?’

Just returned from a four-day tour of London for National Holidays. Fortunately, we were based at Docklands so not too bad for parking etc. However,...

‘Message to customers…’

Some of us at the “lower end” of bus operations are getting pretty sick of reading about the gimmicks and gadgets that some others...

‘Familiarisation on roads is still good training’

The conviction of Mr Chun following the Looe disaster leads me to think about my early days in the industry. Firstly, the situation he created was...

‘What’s changed at Wembley Stadium?’

What’s changed at Wembley Stadium? Answer: Absolutely nothing. I have been driving to Wembley Stadium since before the M1 was built. We left the A6...

‘It’s a new world out there’

Del Haggerty points out the need to pay drivers on PAYE unless they trade as a limited liability company (routeONE, Letters, 10 August). This...

Baroness Vere to deliver keynote at Euro Bus Expo

Under-Secretary of State for Transport Baroness Vere (pictured) is the first confirmed speaker in the Masterclass Theatre at industry trade show Euro Bus Expo,...