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What will remote tachograph monitoring mean for HGV drivers?

HGV drivers in the UK will be monitored on the move by the upcoming remote tachograph trial. The DVSA have confirmed that this technology will go live for UK drivers in the coming weeks. For HGV drivers this can improve safety, but it may also lead to more stress. A...

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Top 10 Best Companies to Work For as a HGV Driver

Top 10 Companies to Work for as a HGV Driver in the UK

HGV drivers are in high demand, with a national HGV driver shortage still ongoing. However, if you are a HGV driver, you can command the best rates of pay and work for the best clients in the industry. There’s never been a better time to become a HGV driver! So...

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D&A Announces Two Community Partnerships in Cambridgeshire

D&A are proud to announce that for the 2022/23 season, we are the Official Recruitment Partners of both Cambridge United Football Club and Peterborough United Football Club! These partnerships build on the work we’ve been doing in the Cambridgeshire area over the last 10 years, finding people great jobs across...

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Lorry on the road in the uk

How Long Does It Take to Become an HGV Driver?

Despite the unprecedented challenges faced by the Covid-19 pandemic, the transportation industry is still on track to grow at a steady rate of 2.5% yearly by 2025. More people feel attracted to the industry because of its forever increasing demand, premium job security, and excellent wage. But that’s got many people...

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How To Ask For A Pay Rise (Updated 2022)

If you’ve been in your current position or company for a while, it’s only natural to consider asking for a pay rise. For anyone who performs well and is a reliable worker, it’s important to know your worth in your workplace. However, asking for a pay rise can be incredibly...

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Dan Davis - 10 Questions

10 Questions With Dan Davis

Dan Davis is the owner and Managing Director of D&A Recruitment. For our 10th Birthday, Dan sat down with us and answered the 10 questions on everyone’s lips about how D&A started and the plans going forward. When and where did you start D&A Recruitment? I started D&A in 2012...

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Is it time for a career change?

The Benefits of Retraining into a New Career

The thought of retraining for a new career can occur from various situations: changing jobs or getting a promotion. Whichever it might be, broadening your skill set through courses and training is a superior and unbeatable option. Learning what’s required to start a new career is mandatory to reach that...

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Recruitment Drop-in at The Abbey Stadium

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be hosting our first recruitment drop-in session for Cambridge United fans on 22nd January at Abbey Stadium. As proud sponsors of Cambridge United and the D&A Main Stand, we’ve always got the best interest of Cambridge United fans in mind. That’s why we’re committing...

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Lorry with money next to it. How much do lorry drivers earn?

Best Places in The UK To Be an HGV Driver (by Region)

Since the pandemic, HGV drivers have played a significant role in keeping our economy alive. In 2019, 64% of transport and storage businesses reported that they were struggling to fill vacancies. Moving forward a few years, no improvements have been made. Now, the Freight Transport Association has declared that the...

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