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  • Will you make money as the market improves?

    Aug 13, 2013
    You see, we are all very nice chaps, us removals lads and lasses. We look after our customers, polish our trucks, send or mums flowers every March and have, for decades, failed to charge enough for what we do. It’s an industry disease. By Steve Jordan
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  • Serving the trade

    Aug 13, 2013
    A chat with Lee MacKenzie of Compass Moving Services
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  • From Saturday Job to Managing Director

    Jul 23, 2013
    When Rob Horrobin took a Saturday job helping out at John Lomas Removals in Cannock when he was 14, he never thought that one day he’d be running the company. But sometimes dreams come true and in 2011 at the age of just 27 Rob took over as managing director.
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  • Dubai – fertile ground for expat relocation

    Jul 23, 2013
    Dubai has become the business and cultural hub of the Persian Gulf with its core economy built on oil, now bolstered by financial services, property and tourism.
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  • Young Movers take on Amsterdam

    Jul 23, 2013
    For three days in Amsterdam the Young Movers worked and played as only they know how.
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  • New FIDI President – new beginning

    Jul 22, 2013
    Errol Gardiner became President of FIDI at the Athens conference. Already serving as Vice President he expected to inherit, but the top job came a year early when Rupert Morley retired, for family reasons, after just a single year in office. Steve Jordan asked him about his role, and his ideas for the organisation.
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  • Ebru Demirel: first woman on the FIDI Board

    Jul 22, 2013
    Ebru Demirel became the first ever female FIDI Board member at the FIDI conference in Athens. After over 60 years many would say “about time too”. Steve Jordan caught up with her to discuss her work in the industry and her thoughts on taking up her new role.
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  • FIDI 2013 An independent view

    Jul 22, 2013
    In May I was invited to the 2013 FIDI conference in Athens. It was a privilege to be invited as, I suspect, the first independent journalist in the organisation’s 63-year history. My job, to give an objective view of the conference, its speakers, its social events and, as far as is possible from an outside position, what FIDI is doing for its members. By Steve Jordan
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  • Conference OMNI style

    Jul 22, 2013
    It was at the splendid Hermitage Hotel in Monte Carlo, just around the corner from the world’s most famous casino and looking down upon the world’s most exciting motor racing circuit, that OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) held its annual conference in May.
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  • Do we need a new UK trade association?

    Jul 18, 2013
    There has been plenty of speculation of late that a new trade association for the UK moving industry is brewing, but it does now appear that the rumour is set to become a reality in the very near future. By Steve Jordan
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  • 50 years for the Singapore trailblazer

    Jul 18, 2013
    The extraordinary story of K.C. Dat. By Steve Jordan.
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  • Santa Fe Group launches its 2013 Global Mobility Survey

    Jun 20, 2013
    The Global Mobility Survey, commissioned by Santa Fe Group and performed by Circle Research is the largest annual analysis of international mobility programmes.
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  • Price comparison shopping comes to removals

    Jun 19, 2013
    The domestic moving industry is witnessing a step change in the way its customers buy its services this month with the launch of the first ever removals price comparison site www.removalstars.com.
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  • BMG managers take to the stage

    Jun 19, 2013
    Ten senior managers from the Business Moves Group took time out from their busy schedules to take part in a public speaking and presentation skills course run by The Mover magazine.
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  • Living on the border: a look at NM Europe, only just in France

    Jun 17, 2013
    Nestling in the picturesque French town of Annecy, just a hop and a skip from the Swiss border and Geneva, is a moving company called NM Europe. The company is owned and run by Andrew Smith who opitimises the can-do attitude of so many small but perfectly formed moving companies.
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  • UK’s cars getting greener

    Jun 12, 2013
    Automotive industry body, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), has just completed its largest ever analysis of vehicle ownership in the UK.
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  • Chancellor extends home-buying schemes to all

    May 21, 2013
    In the Budget Chancellor George Osborne announced new plans to help people buy their own homes. The Help to Buy scheme, which began on 1 April, expands a previous initiative, FirstBuy, which was aimed solely at first-time buyers.
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  • "Spanish for you boy ..."

    May 21, 2013
    Brian Charles, reflections on a career in moving: by Steve Jordan.
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  • Are public and employers’ liability insurance compulsory?

    May 21, 2013
    Cordelia Rushby, from Keystone Law, provides a refresher for business owners on their responsibilities regarding two key insurance policies and whether volunteers and work experience students should be insured as employees.
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  • Don't drive so close to me!

    May 16, 2013
    Simon Elstow, Head of Training at IAM Drive & Survive, offers his tips for avoiding conflict on the road.
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