Category Archives for Careers

Better Breakfast Alternatives For Truck Drivers

Feb
25

How many times have you been told that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? If the answer to this is plenty then the reason for this is that it’s true. By eating a healthy balanced breakfast it actually helps you to make healthier choices throughout the rest of the day. An ideal […]

How do Couriers Transport Touring Caravans?

Jan
5

It may be pretty obvious to most how you transport a touring caravan, but you can have the job carried out by a courier. While a static caravan will have to be lifted and loaded onto a flatbed truck, a touring caravan can be transported by simply being towed. However, people can outsource the job […]

What are the challenges of a new year move?

Jan
2

A new year is all about making a fresh start and there aren’t any bigger changes you can make than moving house. Starting a new year in a new home seems to have a certain symmetry to it, but a new year move can be a daunting one. Moving house at any time can be […]

The rise of self-employment

Dec
10

Being your own boss may sound like some people’s idea of a perfect job. Keeping your own hours, answering to no-one else and deciding what work to do may seem ideal, but the rise in self-employment in the UK has less to do with the quest for independence and more an economic necessity.  According to […]

Working Together Will Make You More Employable

Nov
20

Researchers have long been fascinated by the differences between hard and soft skills – and how they affect your chances of having a successful career. The latest research suggests that soft skills are just as important as those hard skills we spend years acquiring at school or university. Some studies even suggest that soft skills, […]

Pay Congestion Charges & Tolls while COVID-19 is Happening?

Nov
19

Much of society has rallied together to support key workers during the COVID-19 outbreak. People are finding thoughtful ways to make essential workers’ lives easier during their long days. Supermarkets have designated certain shopping times for NHS staff and some nurses and doctors are now able to park at hospitals without paying. Another industry still […]

Jobs lost to automation?

Mar
25

Many news outlets published today details on a report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) into the loss of jobs through automation.   The majority of these jobs affect lower paid and lower skilled roles with professions such as medical and educational jobs being at lowest risk. We’ve mentioned in previous blogs about how […]

Planning a day’s journey, transporters running efficiently

Jan
30

As a transporter, you know that the more jobs you can do, the more money you can bring in. However, picking too many is how you end up spinning too many plates and disappointing customers. Get your journey to maximum efficiency with these simple ideas.   Plan your route: Fail to plan, plan to fail. […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Jan
20

When you’re a van driver on the roads you have a lot to deal with. The weather, your cargo, other drivers being frustrating. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with is legal trouble. In the UK over 60% of business trips are done in a car or van. Across the miles and […]