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Who gets Pie’d? You decide!!

Every year People Solutions arrange a family fun day for staff and their families and this year’s event will be at Drayton Manor, where everyone can enjoy a morning of fun and games with a Swipe Out Team Challenge for the adults whilst the children can take part in a Circus Skills Workshop and there [...]

By | June 1st, 2019|

40 years of supporting causes close to our hearts…

We are 1 month into our 40th trading year and there are some crazy ideas flying around! We are committed to raising £40,000 this year for deserving causes and colleagues across the group are looking for ways to prize open wallets and purses to support our fundraising efforts. Team PSR (Kerri Lunnon, Emma Ramsey, Ellie [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|

The Benefits of Flexible Working

The concept of flexible working is becoming a more and more prominent draw for employers and employees alike, largely due to the significant long-term benefits that it can bring. According to research 67% of employees wish they were able to work flexibly, whilst a third of employees would favour flexible working over a pay rise. [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|

EU Settlement Scheme – Find Out More

The EU Settlement Scheme has been confirmed by the Home Office, allowing EU citizens and their family members to apply to obtain the UK Immigration status they will need to remain in the UK permanently. The scheme will be fully open by the end of March 2019 and those that are resident here by 31st [...]

By | January 17th, 2019|

A Guide to Social Media Screening

Over the past few years social media has become an integral part of our society. Platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn have allowed us to make contact with old friends, access news in real time and build networks in ways that would have been unimaginable merely a decade ago. Social media has also proved [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|

The Big Data Revolution in Logistics

Over the past few years there has been a vast increase in the amount of information generated by individuals, companies and on social media, which has led to an unprecedented growth in the sheer weight of data that is being stored. Whilst ‘big data’ may seem like a relatively new concept, it has actually been [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|

£100 million made available to tackle pothole damaged roads

Despite the fact that the UK is now basking in the sunshine and warmer weather, roads across the country still bear the marks left behind by the severe winter weather of earlier this year. Following extended periods of bad weather and numerous storms, including the ‘Beast from the East’, there are countless potholes marring the [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|

The importance of keeping drivers updated on plans for road improvements

For the driving and logistics industry effective planning is a key component to ensuring processes are streamlined and productive, from warehouse through to a driver reaching their destination. There are numerous things that must be established prior to a journey, not least ensuring that the route a driver is scheduled to take is clear. The [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|

How to ensure your HGV is ready for the journey ahead

Prior to the commencement of any journey using a Heavy Goods Vehicle, there are a number of things that a driver must check to ensure that the vehicle is safe to drive. Government guidance states these inspections should be undertaken at the beginning of each driving day by the driver, or alternatively another responsible person. [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|

What could a HGV pay-per-mile scheme mean for the driving and logistics sector?

The Government is currently considering a pay-per-mile scheme to replace the current levy, which raises funds to cover the cost of wear and tear on our roads. The current UK Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Road User Levy is based on time spent on the entire UK road network, whereas other methods of charging HGVs, implemented [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|