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The Key Benefits of an HGV Driving Career in 2023

Driving an HGV can be a lucrative, fast-paced, and exciting career for anyone with a taste for being behind the wheel. If you’re tired of sitting in an office chair, being micro-managed by your boss, or rarely getting to spend any time outdoors, then an HGV job could be just what you’re looking for. The […]

The Top Skills HGV Employers Look For

If you’re thinking of launching a new career as a HGV driver, now could be the perfect time. Demand for skilled drivers remains high as the nation faces a critical shortage. That means if you have the skills to excel behind the wheel of a larger vehicle, you could earn an amazing income. Of course, […]

Stop the HGV/LGV Driver Shortage and you could earn up to £40,000

Now has never been a better time to begin your HGV career, as the UK is short of a whopping 45,000 drivers. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) released a survey to over 100 businesses to see how many companies are effected by the lack of drivers. The results showed that 74% of these […]


Some of you may already know this, but the New Year is the busiest time of the year for people changing their career. The Guardian recently posted about careers and changing over the festive period. They posted, ‘January is the busiest time for those who want to kick start not just their careers, but their […]

Young drivers coming into the industry;

A common question asked by many of our younger drivers is, ”am I old enough to work as an HGV driver?” …The simple answer to this is YES. Over the past few years of training we have achieved the goals of under 21 year olds throughout the UK & will continue to support anyone looking […]

Driver Shortage!

Ed’s Blog 16/07/2015   Driver Shortage 2015! The current HGV / LGV jobs available are estimated at over 45,000 across the UK, so a great time to be looking at LGV / HGV as a new career. The Road Haulage Association have also added that over the next 2 years we are due to see […]


Week 14, 2015 of Jamie’s Blog. Thanks for the intro Ed! This week we are looking at the vast amount of work available to the different types of LGV/HGV drivers in this industry. As Ed stated last week we take great care in your recruitment needs after signing up with The LGV Training Company. As […]

Calculate your Skills for Logistics

Launched by Skills for Logistics in March 2013, the Skills Calculator has already received over 5,000 web hits, whilst boasting a social media presence of over 500 LinkedIn group members. This free and easy-to-use web tool provides insights into the financial benefits of investing in workplace skills and career development throughout the UK Logistics Sector. Using this […]


Location: Berkshire Employer:  Simple Recrutment Services   Simple Recruitment Services are currently looking for HGV Class 1 drivers for on-going contracts in Thatcham. The Role:     Good rates Flexible working hours Large & prestigious client Various shifts available A mixture of trunking and stores Excellent xmas bonus – £10ph extra!! The Person:  Well-presented and conscientious HGV Class […]

Royal Mail – Xmas HGV Drivers wanted

Apply Here Location: Coulsdon, Kenley, New Malden, Croydon, Redhill, Phone: N/A Salary: 8 – 10.66 HOURLY Occupation Type: Transport and Logistics Job ID: GBR/289363 Position Type: Temporary   Job Description We would like to talk to anyone who has a digital taco card and has a full UK Driving licence for C and C + E. […]