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Driver training programme now open

Specialist recruitment and training provider, Bluestones Staffing NI has launched a programme to provide training to people wanting to launch a successful career in logistics and distribution and help combat the current LGV driver shortage in Northern Ireland.

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Bluestones Staffing celebrates first anniversary

Specialist staffing and training provider, Bluestones Staffing is celebrating its first anniversary throughout the whole of February. 

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Bluestones Staffing welcomes new consultant

We’re very pleased to announce Christina Wroot has joined the Bluestones Staffing team. Christina has joined us at a time of business growth and will be running our industrial desk in her role as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. 

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Bluestones Staffing partner with Henderson Foodservice

Specialist training and staffing provider Bluestones Staffing NI has partnered with a leading food service provider and The Grocer Employer of the Year to offer people throughout the Newtownabbey, Larne and Greater Belfast area with industry-recognised qualifications and employment opportunities.

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Seasonal Opening Hours

Here at Bluestones Staffing, we understand that just because it’s the Christmas period our candidates and clients don’t stop and neither do we. So, over the seasonal break, we are fully contactable – either via email or on our main office number 028 95 219313.

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Bluestones Staffing and Lemis + partner

Specialist recruitment and training provider, Bluestones Staffing NI has launched a programme to help the unemployed back into work and combat the logistics driver shortage in Northern Ireland.

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Bluestones Staffing launches Warehouse Operative training programme

Bluestones Staffing has launched its unique 4-week training and employment programme in conjunction with The Department for the Economy.

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Exciting Training and Employment Programme now open

Bluestones Staffing NI has partnered with The Department for the Economy to provide specialised training designed to equip unemployed people with the skills needed to compete for new job opportunities.

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EU suggests UK driving licences won’t be recognised after Brexit

Yesterday morning (Thursday 23rd February), the European Commission released a presentation that included the suggestion that after Brexit, UK driving licences won’t be recognised in the EU. This would also include the end of mutual recognition of vehicle registration documents and certificate of professional competence for drivers.

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Changes to fines for commercial drivers

From the 5th March 2018, the rules around fining drivers for committing driving hours offences are changing. When the new rules come into effect, if you’re caught you could be fined up to £300 and can also be prosecuted or have your vehicle immobilised. It won’t just apply to offences committed that day, but anytime the rules are broken in the last 28 days, meaning the fines can be huge.

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