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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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  • New membership levels for AIM

    Mar 18, 2014
    Since its official launch at the 2013 Movers and Storers Show, AIM (Alliance of Independent Movers) says that it has received a lot of valuable feedback, most of which was positive.
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  • The European Connection - Can lorry re-design wait?

    Mar 13, 2014
    While many will be familiar with the ongoing EC debates about Long Heavy Goods Vehicles (Double-Trailer outfits, etc.), this aspect has somewhat masked other important matters – namely, those about road safety and emissions/energy use where the proposals facilitate the introduction of more aerodynamic vehicles.
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  • Feature: New Zealand - New Zealand Van Lines; Conroy Removals

    Feb 12, 2014
    Errol Gardiner shares his observations on New Zealand's positive economic shift and optimism for the future; Ed Roberts looks at the growth of Conroy Removals.
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  • Discover the Other Land Down Under

    Feb 12, 2014
    New Zealand (NZ) is so far away from England that if you travelled beyond its islands you’d actually be travelling back home again from the other direction. The Mover Magazine’s Ed Roberts visited for four months back in 2007 and he still retains strong links to the fabled land of fire and ice.
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  • Cris and Bob retire from John Mason

    Feb 12, 2014
    Bob Clarke & Cris O’Hara retired from John Mason International at the end of 2013. Simon Mason took over as CEO in January 2014 with support from Noel Briscoe who takes on the role of COO. Caroline Mason is the new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
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  • From Fries to Fry

    Feb 12, 2014
    Peter Doman has recently become a Director of Basil E. Fry Company Ltd. after six years working as an Account Executive with the company. Peter’s role will be to use his business experience to help continue the company’s growth in the removals and self storage sectors.
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  • HR Best Practises as the good times return

    Feb 12, 2014
    According to Red Recruit, one of the UK’s leading recruitment companies for the removals market, 2013 saw a surge in recruitment as businesses invested to meet both their current and future requirements. But during the difficult times, companies’ efforts to make ends meet might have created HR problems that need attention if good morale is to be maintained.
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  • Family values

    Feb 12, 2014
    The Mover Magazine’s Steve Jordan talks to Kieran and Michelle Whitehead from Manchester’s Osbornes Removals: a traditional company that is becoming increasingly 21st century.
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