Derby Business Seminar
Driving for Better's Business Champion Balfour Beatty was our host at a regional seminar run to brief local businesses on how to protect themselves and their staff from the costs of poor driving. The free seminar and workshop was organised by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership with support from Driving for Better Business.
The Managing Road Risk workshop attracted some of the largest employers in the region as well as a number of SMEs . The venue for the event was Balfour Beatty’s Driver Risk Management Centre in Derby and the company ran several practical sessions during the workshop. Also attending were some key decision makers from local authorities.
Partnership manager Robert Hill said, “Crashes are more expensive than many businesses realise - they cost British employers around £2.7billion every year. For every £1 insurers pay out businesses can expect to pay between £8 and £36 themselves.”
Central to the event was a workshop to promote the business benefits of good management led by Tracey Scarr from Business Campion, Arval and Alison Moriarty from Enterprise where delegates considered how to get buy-in from the senior management team and how to ensure that drivers understood their responsibilities.
Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is offering free driving health checks to local businesses.
Related news, events and information
16 May 2018 – Driving for Better Business has launched a new web site with free resources available for employers and road...
4 October 2017 – The Brake Fleet Safety Awards saw a number of Driving for Better Business Champions receive recognition for the...
24 May 2017 – Occupational road risk management is good business practice, but for too many employers it is a 'tick box...