CPC Legislation for LGV Drivers
CPC Legislation for LGV Drivers The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) have merged to form the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). You must get the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) initial qualification if you’re new to professional driving and want to drive a lorry, bus or coach. You’ll get a driver qualification card when you qualify. You must keep this with you when you’re driving professionally. You can
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The basics – National Minimum Wage
1. What is the current rate for the minimum wage? The main rate for those aged 21 and over is £6.31 an hour from 1 October 2013 (lower rates apply before this date). The development rate which applies to workers aged 18 to 20 inclusive (sometimes called the youth rate) is £5.03 an hour. The rate for those aged 16 and 17 (except apprentices) is £3.72 an hour. Apprentices under the age of 19, or older than this but in the first year of the apprenticeship period, are entitled to a
How would you rather spend 50 hours?
How would you rather spend 50 hours? Searching for that "Perfect Candidate" can be quite time consuming. On average, it could take up to approximately "50 hours" to find just 1 suitable candidate. 50 Hours? - I hear you say, OK so let's look at the Whole Recruitment Process; (Day 1) So you have spent time creating and advertising your key role/s ensuring that your advert is visible and attractive to potential candidates. (Day 2/3) The candidates are now applying at
DRIVER CPC Have you got yours?
DRIVER CPC Have you got yours? September 2014 sees the end of the first 5 year period of Driver CPC training. For those of you that don’t yet know about this compulsory training, here is a brief outline; For LGV’s – From September 2009 anyone with a category C1, C and CE must complete 35 hours of training before September 2014. For Bus and Coach Drivers – From September 2008 35 hours of training must be completed by September 2013. The 35 hours is split down into 7 hour
May 2014 Newsletter
Solsbury Solutions Professional Services is Open for Business Previously our legal, accounts & finance, HR and property & surveying departments were looked after by our commercial division. From today those departments now make up our dedicated Professional Services division operating out of our Chiswick branch. To celebrate we are heavily discounting permanent instruction fees for the month of May with a special introductory offer of 5% for the first week. Having started
Heather got her Dream Job!!
When I recently found myself unemployed due to redundancy, I was propelled into a position that was very unfamiliar to me and I must admit it was a very scary experience. I got onto all of the local recruitment agencies, sending my CV to pretty much everyone that I could think of, expecting that I would be inundated with offers by the end of the day. Sadly this was not the case. I chased up all of the agencies that I had sent my CV too, but to my surprise I could not even get to speak to