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28/04/2020

Updated SOP for examiners carrying out critical driving tests

Please see this link for the updated examiner Standard Operating Procedures for examiners carrying out critical driving tests: conducting driving tests for key workers 2
01/05/2020

DVSA Update – Temporary changes to the car and vocational driving test

From tomorrow (1 May 2020) DVSA is making a temporary change to car and vocational emergency driving tests, to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). […]
06/05/2020

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Hi Everyone The HMRC Site to apply for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is now live: Check if you can claim a grant through: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme#claim Before […]
06/05/2020

Theory tests cancelled up until and including 30 May 2020

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all theory tests have been cancelled up till and including Saturday […]
11/05/2020

NASP Update on Key Worker Tests: 4.05 2020

Please see the latest NASP Update on Key Worker Tests here: NASP Guidance 4.5
11/05/2020

NASP Update following 10th May Prime Ministers Speech

Please see this link for the latest update from NASP following the Prime Ministers Speech on the 10th May 2020. Holding statement from NASP 11th May […]
14/05/2020

Updated Examiners Standard Operating Procedure

Dear Colleague, Please find here the newly updated examiners Standard Operating Procedure, which now include face masks/coverings. Yours sincerely Peter Harvey Peter Harvey National Chair
19/05/2020

Latest NASP Update

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a link to the newest NASP guidelines on what to consider before starting back work when we are allowed. NASP GUIDELINES […]
28/05/2020

COVID-19 update: theory test centre locations for critical workers

To help critical workers get an emergency theory test at a location that is more suitable to them, we will be opening an additional 25 theory […]
01/06/2020

HMRC Grant For Self Employed Extended

The  HMRC grant for Self Employed has been extended for a further 3 months, we will all need to reapply in August, the amount will be […]
01/06/2020

All theory tests in England on 2-3 June to be rescheduled

All theory tests on 2-3 June have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are preparing test centres for a safe return to testing […]
01/06/2020

NASP Letter to Under Secretary of State

Dear Colleague, We as NASP have decided to write jointly to Baroness Vere the Under Secretary of State for Transport, Gareth Llewellyn, CEO at DVSA and other […]
03/06/2020

All theory tests in England from 4 – 7 June rescheduled

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA   All theory tests in England from 4 – 7 June have been rescheduled due to the […]
30/03/2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Dear Colleagues, We realise this is a difficult time for ADIs with so many questions about what to do for the best and how to do […]
27/03/2020

NASP summary of self-employed points

The three associations that make up the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) have put together the attached summary of the Chancellor’s measures to help the self-employed, […]
26/03/2020

UK Government unveils aid for self-employed

Breaking News! UK Government unveils aid for self-employed https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52053914
26/03/2020

Contactless payments

The spending limit for contactless card payments will be increased from £30 to £45, with a national roll-out beginning from 1 April 2020, UK Finance has […]
25/03/2020

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption in battle against coronavirus

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption in battle against coronavirus Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and […]
25/03/2020

Latest information on who would be a critical worker

Please see below the latest information on who would be a critical worker from the DVSA. Book an emergency test if you’re a critical worker You […]
23/03/2020

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 […]
21/03/2020

NASP Letter to the Government

This is a letter that has been sent to the Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary of States for Business, Work & Pension & several […]
21/03/2020

DVSA update – Driving tests suspended for up to 3 months

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 […]
20/03/2020

MSA GB Response to the DVSA

In an effort to keep you informed in these uncertain times, with all the rumours going around, I have sent an email today to a senior […]
20/03/2020

DVSA update – Theory tests

DVSA are working to put contingency plans in place to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, and are suspending theory tests for 4 weeks from 20/3/20. […]
19/03/2020

NASP Guidelines for Coronavirus (COVID -19) 19 March 2020

Due to the very late notice from the DVSA we are now sending out this latest announcement: The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency have announced that […]