Over 50% of businesses surveyed in the report considered bus had a role in recruitment and retention.
1,245 bus companies operate in England, Scotland and Wales.
The oldest un-changed bus route is in London; route 24. It runs from Hampstead Heath to Pimlico and began back in 1910.
Five billion bus journeys are made a year in Great Britain, with one billion to or from work.
Sources: www.greenerjourneys.com, www.cardinalbuses.com