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  • A stock answer

    Oct 29, 2018
    Honestly, I only meant it as a joke. It was the first Monday of my retirement and I had just come downstairs for breakfast. I said to the lady wife: ‘I think I’m going to change the kitchen cupboards round a bit so that they are more efficient’. It was not well received!
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  • The new heavy vehicle test – settling in and moving on

    Oct 26, 2018
    Major changes were made earlier this year to the way heavy goods vehicles in the UK are tested. Here, Gordon Thomson, Head of Vehicle Testing Policy at DVSA explains how the new testing regime is progressing and its impact on failure rates.
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  • UK removals industry activity: summer 2018

    Oct 06, 2018
    The summer period is always a critical time for the UK moving industry. The Mover asked price comparison site reallymoving.com to delve into its database to see how requests for removals quotes from around the country compare with 2017.
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  • Jobs without a degree can pay over £50,000 a year

    Oct 06, 2018
    For many young people, this time of year marks the start of university life and the beginning of an academic adventure they hope will lead to a degree and a bright future in their chosen profession.
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  • International supply chain - time to press the reset button?

    Oct 02, 2018
    An alternative look at conventions from industry consultant Mark Oakeshott.
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  • Never surrender!

    Oct 02, 2018
    Jéan Paul Meiring (JP), The Moving Company, New Zealand, has terminal cancer. In this story he gives his thoughts on the life he had led, is living and will live in the future, however long that might be.
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  • Moving Millennials

    Oct 02, 2018
    Rob O’Donnell, Vice President, Organisational Development, Aires, offers some advice on what makes millennials special and how to treat them during a relocation
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  • Simple corporate pricing, no RFPs, no audits

    Oct 02, 2018
    An alternative to auditing: this might be the holy grail for many corporate movers. In this story Steve Jordan talks to PricePoint, a US-based company that just might have the answer. For many, it already has.
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  • Let there be light

    Oct 02, 2018
    Ron Waddling from Tippet Richardson in Canada explains how Peter Naylor helped provide electricity to the village of Atorkor in Ghana.
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  • Terry Head: the next chapter

    Oct 02, 2018
    At the end of December this year, Terry Head, IAM’s charismatic president (International Association of Movers), will retire from the role. Steve Jordan spoke to him to get his thoughts after 50 years in the industry and 21 years working with the world’s largest moving association.
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  • Out of Season

    Sep 27, 2018
    So that’s it really. Summer is almost over for most of us in the Northern Hemisphere. Next stop ‘The Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness’, as publicised by John Keats. For those of you in the southern half of the globe, please use your imagination or perhaps read this article in six months’ time.
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  • Yes, £40 is enough!

    Sep 27, 2018
    Peter Gower, from Pickfords, explains why, 26 years after its introduction, the £40/item liability limit for moving companies is probably still about right.
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  • Should removals insurance be mandatory?

    Sep 07, 2018
    An opinion by Steve Huggins of AIM (Association of Independent Movers)
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  • Make Standards work for you

    Sep 04, 2018
    Steve Jordan interviews David Woodhouse, General Manager of Quality Service Standards Ltd (QSS) to discuss the relevance of Standards in today’s market and what the future holds.
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  • Reading The Mover online just got even better

    Sep 04, 2018
    The Mover will be available online via PageSuite, a state-of-the-art market-leading platform that transforms the way The Mover appears on screen and gives extra functionality to make viewing and navigating the magazine even easier.
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  • Keeping hold of your assets

    Sep 04, 2018
    How the industry deals with staff retention, by Steve Jordan
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  • Moving superheroes

    Sep 04, 2018
    Thoughts on the moving industry’s greatest asset, by Martin Giles, Director of Quality for Armstrong.
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  • Social media news – threat or friend?

    Sep 04, 2018
    Are you happy to get your news from social media? Here, David Jordan, Deputy Editor of The Mover, suggests that maybe it’s not a good idea.
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  • CAZs – is there a case to exempt removals trucks?

    Sep 04, 2018
    David Jordan, Deputy Editor of The Mover, argues that the moving industry should lobby for an exemption to Clean Air Zones across Europe.
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  • Yes, £40 is enough!

    Sep 04, 2018
    Peter Gower, from Pickfords, explains why, 26 years after its introduction, the £40/item liability limit for moving companies is probably still about right.
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