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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...


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...

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...

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...


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...

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...

Class 2 HGV driving over a bridge in England

What is a Class 2 HGV driver?

One of the questions we get asked is, “What is a Class 2 HGV driver?”. So we thought we’d answer it for you! There’s a few differences to be aware of, from the licence requirements through to the amount you can be paid, and also the jobs on offer. The...


How can we solve the HGV driver shortage?

The HGV driver shortage is affecting all parts of the UK, with shelves running bare in many stores. The construction industry is facing a shortage of materials, and food prices are also increasing. We need more lorry drivers across the UK, but how do we do recruit more people into...

Lorry Driver Shortage in the UK

Introducing Our Job Creation Programme

We are delighted to announce the D&A Job Creation Programme! Our Programme will help hundreds of job seekers around East Anglia find their dream job as a Class 1 HGV Driver. There is a UK-wide HGV driver shortage, and we are looking to fill that gap by helping Class 2...