Press release archive
This section of the website records our recent news releases. For more information on a particular story or issue, please see the media contacts section for how to get in touch.
Jersey model of bus franchising shared by HCT Group
13 May 2016: As the debate around the forthcoming Buses Bill intensifies, HCT Group has published a report that sets out the practical steps taken by the States of Jersey as they franchised their bus service.
Social Investment comes of age with the deal of the century
07 Dec 2015: HCT Group has raised £10 million investment from institutional investors and lenders, making this the largest growth capital investment in the UK impact investing sector.
Dai Powell Wins Ernst and Young UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year
07 Oct 2015: Dai Powell, HCT Group Chief Executive, has won the UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
Learning Centre achieves Investors in Diversity mark
29 May 2015: The HCT Group Learning Centre in London has been recognised with the Investors in Diversity Mark.
England’s first wheelchair accessible car club launched in Bristol
16 Apr 2015: Wheelchair users in Bristol can now use a fully accessible car by the hour in a new scheme from Bristol Community Transport (a part of HCT Group) and Co-Wheels, using an on-street bay provided by Bristol City Council.
HCT Group launches 2014 Social Impact Report
04 Dec 2014: HCT Group is a social enterprise, aiming to make a real difference to people’s lives. What we've achieved each year is set out in our annual Social Impact Report - our 2014 report is now available on line.
Christmas Late Night Shopping
02 Dec 2014: Later services will be operating on Thursdays in December for shoppers to visit St. Peter Port.
LibertyBus information team wins top Jersey customer service prize
12 Nov 2014: Great news from LibertyBus, our operation in Jersey, where the LibertyBus Information Team has won the Parish of St Helier Transport Excellence Customer Service award
Ash Grove driver Mohammed scoops customer service prize
13 Jun 2014: Mohammed Shabir, a driver on route W12 based at Ash Grove in Hackney, has won the Year of the Bus award for outstanding customer service at the London Bus Awards 2014 - the third time in a row an HCT Group driver has won the award.
HCT Group launches 2013 Social Impact Report
07 Dec 2013: HCT Group is a social enterprise, reinvesting profits back into high social impact services or projects in the communities we serve. We aim to make a real difference to people’s lives and what we’ve achieved each year is set out in our annual Social Impact Report.