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.
Celebrating social impact in Leeds
20 Oct 2016: Leeds Alternative Travel - HCT Group’s Community Transport team in Leeds, celebrated the social impact they achieved last year at an event with stakeholders, service users and staff.
LibertyBus wins Improvement to Bus Services award at the National Transport Awards
14 Oct 2016: LibertyBus, HCT Group’s bus operation in Jersey, has been honoured at this year’s awards for their success in increasing ridership.
HCT Group celebrating success in red bus tenders
05 Oct 2016: HCT Group has won four new London red bus routes over the past few months and successfully retendered for five current services.
The art of the possible in public procurement
21 Sep 2016: Working in partnership with leading law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite and the E3M Network, HCT Group has produced a plain English guide to public procurement law.
HCT Group announces Sir Vince Cable as new chair
18 Jul 2016: HCT Group is delighted to announce that Sir Vince Cable, the former Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, will become our new Chair from September 2016.
Ash Grove red bus team wins a brace of awards
17 Jul 2016: HCT Group staff at our Ash Grove red bus operation in Hackney have been honoured at two separate awards ceremonies for their outstanding work.
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.