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Readers will no doubt be aware that there have been thousands of job cuts here in the UK and it is being forecast that there will be many more in the coming weeks and months. Therefore, you may be interested to read that Hermes has recently announced that it will be taking on a large number of couriers.
Apparently, it intends to take on around 9,000 more self-employed couriers to deal with an increase in online sales. During the pandemic, online sales have increased and it will not be too long before people are thinking of buying things for Christmas with many of those purchases being made online.
If you are thinking of setting up a courier service business then you may wish to get in touch with Hermes about the above opportunities which it is said are available nationwide.
You may also wish to check with other companies like Hermes to see if they are taking on more couriers to compare what is being offered by each one before making a decision who to work alongside. Potentially, the more choice available the better.
You will no doubt wish to get some professional advice if you are considering becoming a self-employed courier. There is an awful lot to consider such as the use of a suitable vehicle, the amount of work potentially available and you will need to arrange suitable courier insurance that is tailor-made for this type of business.
With regard to courier insurance, why not get in touch with us today with a view to obtaining a competitive quotation. It will not come as a surprise to read that there are an awful lot of companies providing courier cover. We can help you obtain such a quote without any obligation to proceed. We look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience and hopefully being of assistance.