Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Information, advice and updates for members
All the latest operational information and advice, policy developments and CPT press and media comments surrounding Coronavirus (Covid-19) can be found below. The following updates were sent directly to CPT members’ email addresses on the dates shown.
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Operational Updates - HMRC: Additional webinars on the changes to the CJRS
Operational Updates features detailed information on aspects of operating a PSV business that are not covered in our other titles. It includes such subjects as accessibility, driver licensing, Clean Air Zones and many other issues that will be of interest to business owners and operational staff.
Newsline - Weekly update from CPT
The latest edition of CPT's weekly newsletter for members, Newsline, is now available to view by clicking on the link below.
Policy Matters - Updated: Face coverings guidance and communicating with passengers (England)
Policy Matters provides the latest updates from Westminster on issues that matter to bus and coach operators; including, requests for industry input into inquiries and calls for evidence.
CPT News Release: Coach operators call on Chancellor to support forgotten industry and save 10,000s of jobs
Over 550 coach travel operators have written to the Chancellor warning that without urgent support many of their businesses will go under as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic costing thousands of jobs.
Engineering and Safety: DVSA: Update on the Resumption of Vehicle Testing
Engineering & Safety is an important update for engineering and maintenance staff, covering all matters relating to vehicle maintenance and technical developments. Business directors and Transport Managers should also keep an eye out for these bulletins as much of the contents will also relate to compliance matters.
Join our campaign and Back Britain's Coaches
Coaches play a vital role in our economy and society, helping tourists see the sights of the UK, providing accessible holidays and days out and ensuring that important events, from weddings to music festivals, go ahead without a hitch.
CBSSG Restart funding: terms and conditions
Here you can access additional guidance on the CBSSG reconciliation process that will take place in June 2020 to cover the CBSSG period 17 March to 8 June 2020, and a list of costs that can be claimed under the new scheme.
Shearings Holidays ceases trading (22 May): advice for customers
We are sorry to confirm that Shearings Holidays Limited trading under the following names - Caledonian Travel Ltd, National Holidays Tours Ltd, Shearings Group Ltd, Shearings Holidays Ltd, Shearings Leisure Group Ltd and UK Breakways Ltd - has ceased trading on Friday 22 May, 2020.
Customer communications: Social media images and posters available now
Following yesterday's Operational Update which provided details of CPT's operator risk assessment and customer communications guidance, please find below a range of posters and social media graphics which have been produced by the Department for Transport with support from CPT.