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HCT Group is a social enterprise in the transport industry. Delivering everything from London red buses to social services transport. They reinvest profits back into community projects for older people and people with disabilities. Try our HTC Group quiz.

HCT Group community operation in Leeds is L.A.T – but what does L.A.T stand for?
Leeds Alternative Transport
Leeds Alternative Travel
Lets Air out of Tyres
Like a Taxicab
L.A.T provides subsidised community minibuses and a community car service for older people and people with disabilities
As of April 2011, how many vehicles of all types does HCT Group have in their fleet?
The fleet includes London red buses, school buses, bendy buses, single deck buses, minibuses and even wheelchair accessible cars
Why are many of the Groups commercial contracts, such as their London red bus routes, delivered under the name 'CT Plus'?
Just, like, because
The marketing team got a bit out of hand and wanted a new logo to play with
To confuse their rivals in the bus industry
To differentiate between their commercial work under contract and the community work that HCT Group does as a charity
CT Plus and CT Plus (Yorkshire) are also something called a Community Interest Company (CIC), which is a more efficient legal form for delivering contracts than a charity
As of April 2011 how many depots does HCT Group have in London and Yorkshire?
3 plus a head office
5 plus a head office
7 plus a head office
9 plus a head office
HCT Group plan to open their tenth depot in Walthamstow, north east London, towards the end of 2011
HCT Group chief executive, Dai Powell, had a number of jobs before starting at HCT Group as a volunteer bus cleaner in 1993. Which of the following did he NOT try his hand at?
Although by a strange twist of fate, back in the 1980's Dai was accidentally arrested for spying whilst on holiday in Niger and then deported
HCT Group used to be called Hackney Community Transport, but when did they change their name to HCT Group?
As they started to expand out of Hackney, they found that the name confused people. The group now operates all over London and in Leeds, Wakefield and Hull
HCT Group provides subsidised minibuses for community groups and other charities. They have served a wide variety of community groups over the years, but which of the following have NOT been community transport members at some time?
Inner City Outer Space
Stylisters Urban Short Cuts
The Friends of Markham Main
The Pudsey Space-Hopper Display Team
In 2009/10 HCT Group provided 98,592 passenger trips for an amazing variety of community groups
As HCT Group has grown from a small community transport organisation over the years, which of the following have NOT served as their head office?
A portacabin in a bus depot
A table at the Cat and Mutton on Broadway Market
A WW2-era military bunker
The top floor of the head office of homelessness charity Shelter
The office at their former depot in Hackney really was originally a control bunker for air raid defence in WW2, including blast-shield doors and an independent power supply
HCT Group is a social enterprise, but which of the following best describes what a social enterprise is?
An organisation that collects donations from the public to do good works
An organisation that is owned by the government and delivers public services
An organisation that trades so it can help people and the planet
An organisation that trades so it can make the people who own it rich
LaSCoT is the name of their community transport service in south London, but what does LaSCoT stand for?
Lambeth and Southwark Community Transport
Lies about Stealing Cars or Trucks
Likes a Strong Cup of Tea
London and Surrey Coaches or Trains
For the record, LaSCoT would never steal cars or trucks, let alone lie about it!
Find more information at the HTC Group website. Many thanks to Frank Villeneuve-Smith, Communications Director, HCT Group
Author:  Andy Lawson

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