Yesterday we had the pleasure of attending a graduation ceremony at CEMEX in Rugby to celebrate young drivers who have completed their Logistics Apprenticeship Scheme. The drivers were the fourth cohort to take part in the apprenticeship scheme which was created jointly by CEMEX and System Group. They are the second cohort to be funded under the new levy scheme, which helps to address a recognised UK skills gap, due to an aging driver population, by recruiting individuals age
We need drivers – I know that, you know that, we all in fact know that. Professional driving offers a genuine career with long-term prospects in a rapidly expanding industry. Who wouldn’t want to be part of that? Well, here’s the problem – to many people, lorry driving has a certain image: brutal hours, uncomfortable sleeping accommodation, and inadequate facilities, all packaged together with the frayed twine of low pay. We know though that there are a lot of different types
Ten young drivers have graduated in the CEMEX Logistics Apprenticeship scheme and have become the latest aggregate tipper and cement tanker drivers at locations across the country. The drivers were the second cohort to take part in the Apprenticeship scheme which is run over 12 months and helps to address a recognized UK skills gap of an aging driver population by recruiting individuals aged 18 to 23. In the industry, 62% of drivers are aged 45 years or over with only 1% unde
Over 100 new jobs have been created at B&M thanks to Widnes-based driver training program, Driving Ambition. As the UK’s fastest growing variety retailer B&M continue to have fantastic employment opportunities particularly for skilled LGV drivers. Driving Ambition offers each of its fully qualified candidates the opportunity to work alongside retailers such as B&M as part of our promise to place each of our candidates in suitable employment. This news comes in the wake of our
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