Statement from NASP (National Associations Strategic Partnership)

Statement from NASP (National Associations Strategic Partnership) which comprises the ADINJC, DIA and MSA GB 23.3.2020 At an extremely difficult and worrying time for us all, taking into account the Government public health advice regarding social distancing and trying to control and delay the spread of the COVID-19 virus, NASP would urge all instructors to […]

Coronavirus update 22 March

Hope you’re all OK out there.  And thank you once more to all of you who have taken the trouble to write in to say how much you are appreciating these daily updates.  Not a lot to report on today, except you might like to know that the drawbridge has gone up on the Duncan […]

We are encouraging ALL ADIs to write to their MPs to lobby them

Dear group representative   How are you all faring in your part of the country?  We do realise there is a lot of concern and uncertainty and this is a hard time for the industry.   Hopefully you have been receiving our newsflashes, which have been going out thick and fast this week with the […]

NASP letter to Government – self-employed

The following letter has been sent by email to the Prime Minister and several leading Members of Parliament. Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to you as Chair of NASP (National Associations Strategic Partnership) who represent over 30,000 driving instructors and rider trainers in the UK, the profession as a whole has over 40,000 government licensed […]

Coronavirus update 21 March (second)

Some suggestions that might help in these financially difficult times – • Switch the bills!  Check if you can get a cheaper provider for your phone, utilities, TV, insurance.  Do those jobs you haven’t had time to do. • Call your bank or mortgage supplier and get that 3 month payment holiday. • Investigate and […]

Coronavirus update 21 March

How are you all doing? These are some of the measures announced by the Chancellor yesterday.  It’s not the full list, just those we think will be of interest to our members. Specifically for self-employed – • Self Assessment payments deferred to January 2021 • Self employed can apply for Universal Credit now – the […]

Coronavirus update 20 March (number 2)

Following the DVSA’s announcement earlier this evening, we’ve had some member enquiries for clarification which we’ve been able to get answers on – We’ve been asked whether ADIs can continue to work.  – “We are not stopping/prohibiting ADIs from teaching, but we included the following in the FAQ Q. What advice are you giving to […]

Important information – please read new information

Driving tests suspended for up to 3 months – tests for critical workers to continue and be prioritised We are suspending driving tests for up to 3 months from 21 March as there is extended contact between candidates and examiners in vehicles. Motorcycle tests are also being suspended. We have put in place plans to […]