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UK Bus Summit; Good Result

So , now that the dust has settled on the 2018 UK Bus summit held in London last week it is probably worth while taking some time to stop and reflect upon just what was achieved by the assembled throng of the great and the good.The event had several very positive...

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UK Bus Summit 2018

So, the big day has finally arrived as the great and the good assemble at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth the second conference centre in London to hear fo the most influential people shaping the bus and coach industry at the moment. Speakers include senior...

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Life In 2018, We Are All Getting Older…

I had cause recently to make an appointment and go and meet a very nice lady whose Company offer help and support to elderly people as the inevitable toil of time begins to impact on loved ones who have already been through their fourscore years and ten (as the good...

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Getting Fired……Ever Been There?

When I was about 17 or 18 my mate Nick said to me one day when I was at a sixth form College in Birmingham, that there were jobs to be had doing ndustrial cleaning at the Austin Rover car building factory in Birmingham who were looking to take on students for cleaning...

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Are Nerves a Good Thing?

Well I suppose that it all depends on what the context is. If you find yourself waking up every morning in life worrying about stuff I can only assume that is not a healthy state of affairs or indeed a good place to be. I ask the question purely because I have found...

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Being A Bus Engineer ….

When I was a young Senior Management Trainee with the National Bus Company, one of my training periods was with the engineers which meant that I was basically shadowing skilled and semi skilled engineers in both York and Bradford. To be quite honest I was about as...

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Being A Bus Driver; Barriers To Entry

There is no doubt about it the driver shortage in 2018 is still a major concern, ironically lhough Passenger Focus gives consistently high scores for the Bus and Coach sector certainly against other major sectors. This suggests that the front line facing staff are...

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uTrack Help The Hunters….

So, there I was sat minding my own business watching the telly on a busy Monday night after a long day at work, and then a bit of hard graft at the gym, when a new TV show appeared before my eyes on channel four called Hunted. Now this has been on before but to be...

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The Real Threat Of Disruptive Technology

There is a great deal of talk in todays world around the field of disruptive technology, whatever that actually is. Well the Harvard Business review defines it as 'New way of doing things that disrupt or overturn the traditional business methods and practices. For...

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