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Buses

ADL ends interest in Optare takeover

Bus maker Alexander Dennis (ADL) has ended its brief skirmish with India’s Ashok Leyland for control of rival firm Optare. ADL, which is backed by Stagecoach founder and chief executive Sir Brian Souter, walked away […]

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Buses

Ashok Leyland boosts stake in Optare

ADL considers a takeover after Optare refinancing agreement is announced Ashok Leyland has increased its stake in Optare plc to 75.1% as part of a refinancing agreement. Optare approved the deal conditional to the outcome […]

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Business

IoD welcomes tribunal fee proposals

The Ministry of Justice has opened a consultation on introducing employment tribunal fees. Two options have been put forward: An initial fee of £150-£250 for a claimant to begin a claim, with an additional fee […]

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Drivers

University bus health campaign a success

50 drivers, engineers and operations employees at Hatfieldbased bus operator Uno are feeling healthier and happier thanks to the University of Hertfordshire. After taking part in a university initiative to get fit and healthy, many […]