Industry response to the London bus network review

8 August 2022

Transport for London (TfL) launched its Bus Action Plan in March 2022 outlining its long-term plan for buses. It is also carrying out a series of consultations on potential cuts to bus services and frequencies as a result of short-term financial pressures.

Call for a new Shortage Occupations Agency

5 August 2022

Aiming to address what it calls the chronic and systemic skills shortages that have long been experienced in Britain, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has set out a series of measures in its response to an ongoing Treasury workstream entitled People, Capital and Ideas.

Changes to CITB plant standards and grants

5 August 2022

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry.

Easier detection of tachograph violations

5 August 2022

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is trialling remote tachograph sensing equipment in Britain, to make it easier to detect drivers and transport operators who are breaking drivers’ hours rules.

UK Export Finance hails an exciting year for exports

5 August 2022

Publishing its annual results for 2021‒22, UK Export Finance (UKEF) said that British businesses had been backed by £7.4 billion government support to export to 61 countries around the world — without being involved in any overseas fossil fuel projects.