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  • Clandestine Civil Penalty

    May 27, 2016
    The migrant crisis is an ever increasing problem with a substantial impact on the road transport and rail industries. UK Border Force are now putting tighter controls in place at many of the ports, including Calais, Coquelles and Dunkerque. By James Lomax, Backhouse Jones Solicitors
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  • “Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession.” (Kingman Brewster Jr)

    May 19, 2016
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  • How to make your warehouse more environmentally friendly

    May 17, 2016
    World leaders recently agreed to curb climate change, and we all have a corporate responsibility to lessen our impact on the wider world. So here, Linde Aftersales offers five tips for improving green credentials while boosting your bottom line.
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  • How to market your removal service online

    May 13, 2016
    Is your company phone ringing off the hook? Is your inbox packed with enquiries from customers? Most of us wouldn't grumble if we had more work coming in, and if you could stand to add to your client-base perhaps it's time to look at your online marketing campaign (if you have one?).
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  • SOLAS panel

    May 13, 2016
    Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover, acted as moderator at the FIDI conference for a panel discussion on the new amendments to the SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) regulations that come into force on 1 July, 2016.
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  • The dangers of anti-competitive conduct

    May 13, 2016
    At the FIDI conference in Geneva, Jean Francois Bellis from law firm Van Bael and Bellis, presented a clear and concise description of the sanctions that companies might face if they are convicted of anti-competitive conduct.
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  • Making plans with Conroy Removals

    May 13, 2016
    Conroy Removals was established in Napier in 1972 by David Conroy. Steve Jordan recently interviewed his daughter, Fiona, about the company and its plans for the future.
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  • A label not a logo

    May 13, 2016
    FIDI is changing its well-known FAIM logo, with the tick, to what its marketing agency calls, a ‘label’.
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  • FIDI in Geneva

    May 13, 2016
    The FIDI conference in Geneva during the second week of April was largely successful, despite Swiss prices that stretched even the more expansive expense accounts. The conference hotel, The Intercontinental, played host to the 600+ attendees (significantly up on last year) in some style with the food and service being first class
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  • Making a name in the 2017 City of Culture

    May 13, 2016
    Continuing The Mover’s series of interviews with industry luminaries, Steve Jordan talks to past BAR President, Institute Chairman and owner of Selles of Hull, Robin Mason.
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  • Escape to the Country

    May 13, 2016
    Deputy Editor David Jordan makes an escape to the country to see how a Gloucestershire-based company is helping London’s removers cope with sky-high storage costs in the capital.
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  • Cut your business costs with a Green Team

    May 13, 2016
    It’s reported that on average, offices waste £6,000 per annum* by leaving electrical equipment on standby. This, combined with unnecessary travel, waste disposal, water use and procurement, means that the true cost to a business operating unsustainably, is likely to be substantially more.
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  • Movinga’s boss speaks to The Mover

    May 13, 2016
    Editor Steve Jordan spoke to Movinga’s Director Bastian Knutzen to find out more about the company and how it operates.
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  • Where are your customers going to?

    May 09, 2016
    International removals company, Burke Bros Moving Group, has taken a look at the latest emigration statistics, researching the last 30 years on where British people have been moving to from the UK. Australia’s in the lead, which will surprise nobody, but the others on the list are not so predictable.
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  • Michael Gerson

    May 04, 2016
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  • Added Complications

    Apr 27, 2016
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  • Monitoring employees' personal communications at work

    Apr 14, 2016
    As an employer, do you have the right to monitor your employees’ communications at work, or do your employees have the right to privacy? Laura Smith, a solicitor in the Backhouse Jones employment team, has the answer.
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  • Like father, like son

    Apr 14, 2016
    Marcel Jörg now runs Packimpex in Switzerland, the company his father, Ernst, founded in 1977. Steve Jordan spoke to him to find out a little more about the company and what it’s like to follow in his father’s footsteps.
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  • Making money from Standards

    Apr 14, 2016
    It was in the late 1970s that business first came across BS 5750, the forerunner of ISO 9001. Since then British and ISO Standards have provided a continuous underpinning of business life. But what is the real benefit of Standards? In particular, how can movers make more money by having recognised accreditations? Steve Jordan talked to Chris Waymouth of QSS to find out.
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  • Fred Hoult – a canny lad

    Apr 14, 2016
    It’s a long way from apprentice fitter to Vice Lord Lieutenant of Tyne & Wear. But Fred Hoult made the journey and became one of the moving industry’s elder statesmen in the process. He worked hard, had some help from family and friends, and some luck along the way. Steve Jordan went to see him to hear his story.
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