Employers

‘New norm’ posing new driving for business challenges

The ‘new norm’ of home working and the human behavioural trends that may bring about is creating a whole host of new driving for business challenges according to Licence Bureau. With home working now an established part of day-to-day business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many organisations recognising its potential benefits long […]

Returning to the Road

Licence Bureau’s training manager Martin Starkey advises employers and employees on these key aspects of “Returning to the road“. Do I need to be driving? Checking the vehicle Cleanliness Refuelling Speed awareness Planning for your journey Click here or on the graphic below to watch the advice in a short presentation.

Licence Bureau calls for businesses to take responsibility and empower drivers

Licence Bureau is calling for all businesses to take responsibility and empower their drivers to make more safety conscious decisions rather than heap more work-related stresses on them. As the UK re-emerges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Licence Bureau is urging businesses to entrust their drivers to make the ‘right’ commercial decisions based […]

Driver shortage and Driver CPC training for qualified drivers.

There is already a shortage of HGV drivers, and they are currently playing a crucial role in maintaining the supply of food and medicines during the current COVID-19 crisis. These drivers have to have a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).  So what is the CPC training requirement for qualified drivers? Driver CPC training for qualified […]

Association for Driver Licence Verification (ADLV) Urges Fleets to Continue their Online Driver Checking while the Lockdown Eases

The ADLV of which Licence Bureau is a member is urging fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as the UK lockdown eases. With rapidly expanded delivery fleets on one hand and a sudden increase in returning car drivers and volunteers on the other, the number of licence checks required has grown markedly. […]

£450k fine for failing to manage driver fatigue

Renown Consultants has been fined £450,000 after its failure to manage driver fatigue led to the deaths of two employees. The firm, which trades as Renown Railway Services, was found guilty of health and safety offences at Nottingham Crown Court in March. It was also ordered to pay £300,000 in court costs. The case was brought […]

Licence Bureau, the first Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) affinity partner, will be exhibiting at the FORS Members’ Conference on Tuesday 15th October 2019

The fourth FORS Members’ Conference will be held on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at the National Conference Centre, Solihull. The conference is confirmed following the growing success of the annual event since it began in 2016, with over 450 delegates attending last year in what was the biggest and best FORS Members’ Conference to date. […]