Blogs

National Express are fully committed to build the future

February 11 2021

National Express’ Engineering Training Manager, Lee Sandford, has something to celebrate this National Apprenticeship Week.

Why apprentices are driving the future for Wrightbus

February 10 2021

John McLeister started out as an apprentice at Wrightbus 30 years ago. He’s now Director of Sales and Business Development, and he’s written for CPT about Wrightbus' upcoming apprenticeship opportunities that will help drive the business forward.

Growing our team in National Apprenticeship Week

February 10 2021

Phil Harris, Operations Manager at Rosso, celebrates Transdev’s apprentices and offers insight into the variety of apprenticeship schemes his colleagues are enrolled on.

How the Go-Ahead apprenticeship scheme is helping to Build the Future

February 09 2021

Go-Ahead Group’s Head of Apprenticeships Susanna Dillon writes about Go-Ahead’s dedication to employing, training and retaining apprentices.

Introducing Jane Cole, CPT’s new President

February 03 2021

New CPT President Jane Cole writes about what she hopes to achieve over the next year.

A partnership approach to improve passenger journeys

January 27 2021

Our Head of Policy Alison Edwards writes about the need for a partnership approach to improve bus services for passengers.

Looking back to look forward: the Covid-19 crisis showed us the qualities we already have that will help us recover as an industry

January 20 2021

Janette Bell, the newly appointed Managing Director of First Bus was a speaker at CPT’s conference. Two months into the role and the bus industry, she reflects on how she’s found it so far and the qualities we need to cultivate to remain successful.

UK Bus & Coach Conference: Sonya Byers, CEO of Women in Transport

January 06 2021

This week’s blog post is from Sonya Byers, CEO of Women in Transport. Sonya gives readers some insight into what her session at the UK Bus and Coach Conference next week will include, from the benefits of a diverse workforce to retaining talent.

2020 recap: A year in review

December 23 2020

In our final blog of the year, our Chief Executive Graham Vidler recaps the work CPT along with our bus, coach and supplier members have done throughout the year, from raising the profile of the coach industry to securing funding for essential bus services, with a look to the future and some of his hopes for 2021.