Meet the GoPC Executive Committee. Week 3 – Steve Sommerfeld

The Guild of Professional Chauffeurs would like to take you behind the scenes and introduce to you some members of its Executive Committee. The GoPC is proud of the cross-section of talent from across the industry that makes up its management team – between them they cover every possible skill set required to help represent ... Read more
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Meet the GoPC Executive Committee. Week 2 – Jez Moore

The Guild of Professional Chauffeurs would like to take you behind the scenes and introduce to you some members of its Executive Committee. Each week we will post a 'bio' of a different member. We hope you enjoy meeting us! We're here to help the industry where we can, member or non-member – please feel free to contact us if you want to chat. Message us via social media or our website, leaving your contact number if you’d like a specific member of the team to call you back.
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Meet the GoPC Executive Committee. Week 1 – Gary Dodd

The Guild of Professional Chauffeurs would like to take you behind the scenes and introduce to you some members of its Executive Committee. Each week we will post a 'bio' of a different member. We hope you enjoy meeting us! We're here to help the industry where we can, member or non-member – please feel free to contact us if you want to chat. Message us via social media or our website, leaving your contact number if you’d like a specific member of the team to call you back.
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The GoPC releases ‘A Suggestion of Best Practices’ document for working in the Coronavirus crisis.

In support of the professional chauffeuring industry, the Guild of Professional Chauffeurs releases its document ‘A suggestion of best practice – providing a chauffeur service during the Coronavirus pandemic – May 2020’.  The document aims to help promote chauffeur services, and to reassure clients and the general public to start using our services once again.
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New GoPC Exec Committee line up

Today is the Guild of Professional Chauffeur’s 3rd birthday. Set against the backdrop of the Coronavirus epidemic, which has severely affected our industry, we celebrate the positives of the only UK non-profit organisation in existence supporting the chauffeur industry’s reputation. On a warm and sunny spring day at a crowded conference room within Parkers European ... Read more
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Hugely Successful GoPC Networking Weekend

The weekend of the 18th and 19th of January saw a hugely successful GoPC networking and social event in the West Midlands with a turnout of Chauffeurs from all over the UK that well exceeded our expectations. We were keen to give the many Chauffeurs interested in being part of the Guild an opportunity to ... Read more
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Doncaster First Aid Course Confirmed

The GoPC management team are delighted to confirm that we’ll be running one of our popular one day, emergency first aid at work courses in Doncaster on 29th February. This will support the following day’s assessment, although you don’t have to be booked onto the assessment to attend the first aid course.
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GoPC Members Event January 2020

We hope you’ve all had a great Christmas! If you’re not aware already we are holding a GoPC social and networking weekend on Jan. 18th & 19th Jan 2020. If possible we’d like to get GoPC members and those who are interested in the Guild together here, so we can network and mingle in a relaxed, fun and informal atmosphere.
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Launch of Guild PR Video

We can’t promise you a red carpet premiere but we are extremely happy with the release of the first in a series of Guild of Professional Chauffeurs PR videos. The first one gives a brief insight into the reasons behind the Guild’s formation, what membership offers, and even a sneak preview of our challenging assessment ... Read more
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Assessment and First Aid weekends set for January 2019!

The Guild has announced two forthcoming weekends which will again give chauffeurs the opportunity to undertake professional driver-specific first aid courses and attempt the the assessment process to gain membership.
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Minutes from GoPC AGM held on 22 September 2018

Present; Steve Sommerfeld, Andy Dubberley, Alan Whitehall, Steve Lynch, Gary Dodds, Shaun ... Apologies from Gary Jacob and Simon Rudd. Steve Sommerfeld outlined the general position the Guild currently finds itself in, together with the main topics requiring discussion.
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Success For Another 3 New Guild Members

The August Bank Holiday weekend saw the Guild’s London-centric assessment day, hosted by LCH at their plush Elstree headquarters. This month’s members assessment day was rotated to London, and our friends at LCH assisted us once again with kind use of their HQ offices. The day started early, and conditions were perfect with blue skies ... Read more
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Meet the GoPC event – the full after-show report!

After a few months of careful planning and last-minute nerves we have to say that the very first ‘Meet the Guild’ networking event was a fantastic success, and far exceeded our expectations. From the very beginning the event was always publicised as a casual, laid back affair and was intended to be a great addition ... Read more
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The first ‘Meet The Guild Day’ 2018

‘Meet the Guild’ and Chauffeur Industry networking event on Saturday 26th May at Parkers European HQ near Bicester. The day will consist of static chauffeur car displays, (Audi and others TBC), trade stands from leading industry product and service providers and Parkers themselves will be recruiting for Chauffeurs to join their team. We will also ... Read more
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A Hugely Successful First Members Assessment Day

Saturday 24th February saw the GoPC's first 'open to industry' members assessment day. And we have to say it was a fantastic success! It was the culmination of well over a year's worth of painstaking planning and preparation.
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The Guild Announces The First Assessment Dates

We are proud to announce the first candidate assessment date for Guild Membership is 24th February 2018. At the time of writing, there are still a couple of slots available, so if you are keen to be one of the first to gain full membership of the Guild of Professional Chauffeurs, contact us today.
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Own Car Not Required For Chauffeur Assessments

The Guild wants everyone to have the opportunity to go through our assessment process and hopefully be successful in gaining membership. One question we’ve been asked numerous times is whether there’s a way for those individuals without their own chauffeur car to be assessed.
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The first ‘open to industry’ assessment day

We're very aware of the interest in the Guild and how keen many chauffeurs are to be part of such a long-awaited industry body. February will be the month when we open our doors to everyone who wishes to apply for membership by attempting the assessment process.
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Next committee meeting and committee assessment day:

The Guild’s next committee meeting will take place on the 9th December. The day will also see six of the committee attempt the assessment process to gain full membership. There will be no short cuts for committee members, they will have to satisfy the same criteria as any other potential candidate.
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