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  • The European Roundup

    Jun 09, 2014
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  • The European Connection - We’ll all be safe now, or will we?

    May 13, 2014
    This month I thought I might tackle a subject relevant to all of us that are European citizens. In March, the European Parliament (EP) Plenary Session adopted stricter rules upon the protection of personal data after voting on its 1st Reading of the draft regulation and directive - updating and modernising the 1995 Data Protection Directive.
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  • Bullish market for European property

    May 13, 2014
    Results from the 2014 KPMG’s Real Estate Invest Survey (RE-Invest Survey) show that the global real estate market will see a resurgence of deal activity over the next 12 months. A bullish attitude is back as investors target opportunistic assets to maximise their returns.
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  • Suitcases replace briefcases

    May 13, 2014
    Long-term placements, where executives are encouraged to build a new life abroad for the good of their company, are being rejected in favour of short-term foreign assignments, with staff expected to uproot themselves regularly.
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  • The customer factor

    May 13, 2014
    Hendley Removals & Storage is a new company, started by brothers Darren and Matthew Hendley, in Paddock Wood Kent. Steve Jordan stopped by to talk about the business and to find out the answer to two fundamental questions: What makes them different and why would two guys, with no experience in the industry, start a moving business in the middle of a recession?
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  • The sunshine returns

    May 13, 2014
    Paul Evans has bought Momentous in Aylesbury, UK, returning him to the moving industry he left almost three years ago. It’s a small company with a big potential. Now that Paul’s involved, that future has taken on a whole new hue of rose. Steve Jordan spoke to him at the FIDI conference in Singapore to find out more.
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  • Getting down to business – 2014 IMC Conference Bangkok

    May 13, 2014
    The IMC Conference is now in its third year and has gained a reputation for being something out of the ordinary, not least for its exotic location in the Oriental city of Bangkok. The Mover’s Deputy Editor David Jordan took the 6,000 mile flight from London to check it out.
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  • The European Roundup

    May 13, 2014
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  • The European Connection

    Apr 10, 2014
    EU VAT: One Stop Shop solution on the horizon?
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  • The Enterprise Financial Guarantee scheme

    Apr 10, 2014
    Many removal companies have suffered over recent years due to the recession. A lot of companies have cut back and may now be considering additional borrowing to grow their business as the house market is picking up. One loan the banks push to help borrowers is the Enterprise Financial Guarantee Scheme (EFGs). Here, Mike Smith, Director of Jameson Smith & Co, provides some advice.
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  • Quality first

    Apr 10, 2014
    Steve Jordan visited Gary Fontana, Managing Director of Kent’s Fontana Moving: a company that places an emphasis on giving a quality service above all else.
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  • Inside relocation

    Apr 10, 2014
    It was on the 3rd February that the famous Russell Hotel in London’s Bloomsbury played host to the 2014 Corporate Relocation Conference and Exhibition. Steve Jordan went along to find out what’s hot in the relo world.
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  • Profiles – Intermovers; Felix Relocations

    Apr 10, 2014
    Ed Roberts learns about positive challenges at Intermovers and finds out about 30 years of success for Felix Relocations in Malaysia.
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  • Malaysia – The Meaning of Escape

    Apr 10, 2014
    Malaysia is a fantastic land of dramatic contrasts. Steeped in cultural and ancient religions, it is also famous for having one of the most advanced and robust economies in Southeast Asia. Our well-travelled writer Ed Roberts opens the door to one of Southeast Asia’s most fantastic countries.
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  • Genius at work

    Apr 10, 2014
    Steve Jordan went back to his Yorkshire roots to visit custom artist Andy Scott in Barnsley, the company responsible for much of the exotic artwork seen on vehicles brightening up the roads of Britain.
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  • MINT – the new ‘in-crowd’ for economic growth potential?

    Mar 18, 2014
    Former chief economist for Goldman Sachs and Telegraph columnist, Jim O’Neill has popularised a new acronym for the next group of countries with the most potential for significant economic growth – MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey). By Ed Roberts
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  • When the words really matter

    Mar 18, 2014
    Sloppy English! You can get away with it on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, text or email. But when it comes to a brochure, a website, a sales letter or a piece of direct mail, it isn’t so simple. Then you have to get it right. By Steve Jordan
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  • Bulgarian success in British moving

    Mar 18, 2014
    London-based Top Removals’ Directors, Emil Perushanov and Dimitar Dimitrov, met while working on a Kent fruit farm during their summer vacation from Sophia University in 2001. Since then they have built a successful moving company. Here’s their story. By David Jordan
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  • Simpsons Removals – A family business with worldwide connections

    Mar 18, 2014
    Back in 1979 a youthful Barry Simpson started a removals company in Dartford, Kent. During the past thirty-five years Simpsons Removals has grown into a respected removals company employing around 80 staff working from its depots in Dartford and Chesterfield.
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  • The changing face of insurance

    Mar 18, 2014
    Basil E. Fry Company Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers for the moving industry. In 2007 it underwent a Management Buy Out, only a few months before the recession hit. Here Steve Jordan talks to Greg Wildman about how the company handled both.
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