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Proud Main Sponsors of Matthew Le Tissier Natural Coaching

Drive Personnel are delighted to announce that we have agreed to become the main sponsors of Matt Le Tisssier Natural Coaching Ltd – see: www.mltnaturalcoaching.com Chris Bryant said “being an owner of a local business comes with the responsibility to also support the local community. It therefore seemed totally logical to help support the local community…

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Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity Sponsorship

As part of Drive Personnel’s work to support local good causes we have recently agreed to sponsor Ruth Andrews the Fundraising Project Manager at the Countess Mountbatten Hospice, to take part in their Indian Himalaya Trek and Community Project. The trek involves 4-days in the Himalaya’s walking from village to village helping support local people,…

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DVSA Statistics Show Drop in Drivers Hours Infringements

At the end of March this year the DVSA produced a report, one of the findings was around drivers’ hours checked at the roadside.  Over 67,000 HGV and Light Goods vehicles were stopped at the roadside and there has been a 35.7% reduction in HGV and Light Goods drivers’ hours infringements in the UK in…

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The History of Southampton Docks

Drive Personnel is an employment and recruitment agency specialising in the HGV driving sector and is based in Eastleigh near Southampton in Hampshire. Being based in the Southampton area and hence near Southampton Docks means that a number of our customers are involved in the logistics and transport of import and export freight containers. We…

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The Haulage Industry is Growing

The road haulage industry recorded a tremendous growth last year both in distances covered and the amount of material transported. According to The Domestic Road Freight Statistics, the total freight carried by HGVs in 2015 saw an increase of 12% from 2014, recording a staggering 152 billion tonnes. The distance covered by the HGVs in…

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Your next ex-military job should be as an HGV driver

In the United Kingdom there is shortage of HGV drivers. If you are looking for a career change after retiring from the military becoming a HGV driver could be the perfect job. What are the benefits to working as a HGV driver after leaving the military? Good Rates of pay with flexible working The shortage…

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Fair Oak Group Acquisition of Drive Personnel Ltd

Fair Oak Group Ltd, a specialist driver recruitment business wholly owned by Chris Bryant and Simon Pritchard, is delighted to announce the 100% acquisition of Drive Personnel Ltd. Drive Personnel have built an enviable reputation across the South Hampshire area based upon quality and compliance for the supply of drivers of all license classes. It…

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Drive Personnel Makes the Headlines!

https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/business/14521316.Chris_takes_the_wheel_at_driver_recruitment_firm/ An expert in transport and logistics recruitment has taken over a Hampshire firm which supplies drivers. Chris Bryant is now at the wheel of Drive Personnel based in Fair Oak. Chris and his business partner Simon Pritchard built another driver recruitment business, Milestone, into an a nationwide operation with a £60 million turnover before…

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