Out of 3.82 million small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United Kingdom, a whopping 67% report difficulties trying to hire and retain talented employees.
Is your company consider switching to a mobile worker? There are many benefits of allowing your employees to work remote. Yet many managers seem to get intimidated by the idea of free-roaming employees.
In the UK, it's illegal for people to hold a cell phone while they're in the process of driving a vehicle. If they get caught doing it, they can be fined £200 and given 6 penalty points, and in some cases, they can even lose their license.
While it's been a problem since the arrival of the first automobile, distracted driving has only gotten worse in recent years. This is due, in large part, to the many forms of modern technology which surround us.
In July of this year Kent Police caught 37 drivers using their mobile phones. In the same month the RAC’s research showed only 60% of drivers would stop using their phones while driving voluntarily even if they knew these could cause accidents. The RAC says “it was surprised the figure was not signifciantly higher given that consequences can be so severe in terms of the impact on human life."
To find out more about this read “Overcoming the Mobile Phone Menace with an App” an interview with Romex’s Sales Director, Steve Arscott in the September issue of the award-winning Roadway Magazine, the journal of the RHA Road Haulage Association.
Martin Baggs, CEO of Thames Water gives us his thoughts on Romex Driver Protection.
JDR are an independent lift contractor what we have been working with over the past six months on improving their mobile workforce managament procedures – this video is a testimonial from them on our products and how Romex has helped improved his business.