Next stage in new VCA

Progress has been made in the Government’s project to establish a new commercial business model for the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), the country’s type approval authority. DfT has committed to looking at how it could enable the VCA to grow and contribute to the wider economy, while continuing to provide a high quality and trusted […]

Train to retain

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of businesses working across the visitor economy believe there would be a notable impact on employee retention rates if training budgets were increased, according to new industry research among HR directors and training managers. On average, respondents felt that budgets would need to increase by around 50% to have a significant impact […]

Dino buses

Isle of Wight operator, Southern Vectis, has launched four buses in special dinosaur liveries to run on its Coaster route. The service runs daily from Ryde to Yarmouth along the island’s south coast, calling at attractions on the route, including Isle of Wight Zoo, Dinosaur Isle, Blackgang Chine, Isle of Wight Pearl and The Needles […]

Go-Ahead achieves IiP first time

Go-Ahead has achieved the Investor in People (IiP) standard at its first attempt. IiP is the UK’s leading people management standard, which specialises in improving business performance through an organisation’s people. The standard was awarded following an independent review involving the operator’s staff based at the company’s London and Newcastle offices. The feedback from the […]


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