Blogs

Recovering from Covid-19: The essential role of the coach industry

April 01 2021

CPT’s Policy Manager Rebecca Kite writes about what we are calling on the Government to do to help the coach industry play its full role in the Covid-19 recovery.

Transport Select Committee recap: evidence session on coach

March 25 2021

In this week’s blog CPT’s Head of External Relations Tom Bartošák-Harlow recaps yesterday’s Transport Select Committee, where the topic of discussion was the coach industry.

Josh Miles: What is next for bus and coach in Wales

March 17 2021

This week’s blog post is from CPT Cymru Director Josh Miles, who writes about what is next for Wales’ bus and coach industry, from the election in Welsh Parliament to the return of home to school transport.

Valuing a diverse workplace; a reflection on First Bus and my personal journey

March 08 2021

Jess Lomax, Head of Organisational Development at First Bus, writes about the work First Bus are doing to continue improving equality, diversity and inclusion, and reflects on her own journey.

Kirstie Bull: I saw a female bus driver and thought “I could do that”

March 08 2021

Kirstie is an Operations Manager for Brighton & Hove Buses. In 2020 she won the Everywoman in Transport Award in the ‘Above & Beyond Customer/Passenger’ category.

Chloe Leach-O’Connell: there is a sense of change on the horizon

March 08 2021

Chloe Leach-O’Connell is one of the founder members of The Diversity and Inclusion Bus Group, it was launched back in 2018 and it forms part of Women in Transport. The group was set up to help accelerate gender equality, and all aspects of promoting diversity and inclusion within the bus industry. The story behind it, is a simple one, a group of like-minded people came together to really try and make a difference.

Accelerate into the future

March 04 2021

Julie Hartley, Sales Director at Irizar, writes about the wealth of career opportunities in the bus and coach sector, and the potential for a fulfilling life-long career.

Go the extra mile with a career in the coach industry

March 01 2021

This National Careers Week, Candice Mason of Masons Minibus and Coach Hire shares insight into opportunities for a fulfilling career in the coach industry and how young people can get involved.

Colin Duncan from Dunwood Travel: Looking to a brighter future

February 26 2021

Colin Duncan, Director of Dunwood Travel, writes about the importance of communication, raising the profile of the coach industry, and his hopes for a brighter future.