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  • New libel law discourages trivial defamation claims

    Feb 12, 2014
    Libel laws in England and Wales were significantly reformed on 1 January 2014 to provide clearer, better protection for people publicly expressing opinions.
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  • Pack & Send: Packing service for movers

    Feb 12, 2014
    Pack & Send is a company new to the UK that just might be able to provide a valuable service to moving companies. Steve Jordan met with Keith Demner from the company’s Milton Keynes office, for a chat.
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  • The European Connection - The Power of the Future

    Feb 12, 2014
    I have watched The Mover magazine evolve and mature into what I think is one of the best, if not the best, trade magazines now serving the removals and storage industry. So, as you can imagine, I was delighted when Steve Jordan invited me to air ‘sticky’ topics at an EU level.
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  • Unlock the Potential that Exists within your Team and Business

    Feb 12, 2014
    On Tuesday 25 February, at 3pm, an online webinar, hosted jointly by Jane Finch of Moving etc... Network and Michelle Clarke, a former Head of Leadership Development for Retail at Marks & Spencer PLC, will explain Talent Dynamics - a technique for unlocking the full potential of your team, your business and yourself.
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  • Is it time to re-think pricing?

    Feb 12, 2014
    Following a recent UK pricing survey conducted by KPMG, the consulting company is advising businesses that they need to move on from recession-driven, volume-at-all-costs pricing or risk long-term damage to their company’s revenues and profits.
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  • The good, the great and the downright wacky

    Feb 12, 2014
    There are moving trucks and there are moving trucks. Steve Jordan visited UVB in Warrington to see the latest Matthew James vehicle in work. It’s not an ordinary truck; then again, Matt De-Machen, the company’s owner, is not an ordinary mover.
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  • Top ten trends for 2014 from PHS

    Jan 14, 2014
    According to the PHS Group, whilst there are some positive signs that the economy is slowly improving, these alone won’t be enough for businesses to succeed in 2014.
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  • When fate takes a hand

    Jan 14, 2014
    Every moving company has had to work out how to survive the recent bad times and manage the recovery. But for family firm Pete Holbrook Removals on the Isle of Wight, it wasn’t just the economy that struck a blow – fate dealt a hand too. By Steve Jordan
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  • Who will guard your digital assets?

    Jan 14, 2014
    As Amazon launches its own virtual currency, the Amazon Coin and Apple’s iTunes passes its four billionth download, consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about what happens to their digital assets after they have passed away. Barry Rogers, Head of Private Clients at Tollers provides advice.
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  • Don’t forget IP when selling

    Jan 14, 2014
    When selling a company, the usual items are generally considered by both parties such as purchase price, banking matters, and the list of assets. However, often the most valuable asset is left unmentioned; intellectual property. Here Joanna McKenzie from Keystone Law offers some advice.
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  • Employee Travel disruption due to bad weather

    Jan 14, 2014
    When the weather makes it difficult to travel, employers and employees should consider how this could impact the workplace. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) suggests the following key points for consideration:
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  • Turning Up the Gas on Flame Recruit

    Jan 14, 2014
    Flame Recruit started providing recruitment services for the moving industry in May 2013. As the company takes on more staff and moves to new offices, Steve Jordan talked to the company’s MD, Ray Inskip, to check on progress.
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  • The Mover Conference – part two - Making the most of media; Becky Adams provides customer service advice; Rennie Schafer.

    Jan 14, 2014
    The December issue of The Mover reported on the Mover Conference at Silverstone. There was far too much going on at the conference to include in one issue of the magazine so, to complete the picture, here’s part two that looks at the media and how to use it, and includes an interview with Rennie Schafer, from the Self Storage Association.
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  • Our European connection

    Jan 14, 2014
    The moving industry is full of people like Tony Richman. People who were born into the business, joined the family firm when they left school, did every job that there was to do and ended up, inevitably perhaps, running the company. That part of Tony’s story is not unusual. What came next, is extraordinary. Steve Jordan caught up with the moving industry’s European connection to find out more.
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  • Canada: The two per cent giant

    Jan 14, 2014
    Did you know that Canada takes up 2% of the planet Earth’s land surface? Yet it has one of the world’s lowest population densities at 9 people per square mile? It’s a land of wonderful and beautiful contradictions.
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  • The longest journey - By Steve Jordan

    Dec 19, 2013
    The Mover Magazine's Christmas story
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  • Vive Les Differences

    Dec 17, 2013
    Ex-pat American, Jennifer Sloan is the General Manager at European Relocation Services, based in Marseilles and Paris, France. The Mover Magazine caught up with her to talk about some of the differences she’s found working and living in Europe over the last 20 years.
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  • My ‘First’ Expo - The Movers and Storers Show 2013 - By Ed Roberts

    Dec 17, 2013
    Sometimes ordinary men have great responsibility thrust upon them. I think that’s how the saying goes. Whilst quote mangling is my thing, I also enjoy sneaking out of my comfort zones on a regular basis. One such recent occasion was when I attended the Movers and Storers Show 2013 at Silverstone Race Circuit a few weeks ago.
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  • Win the customer not the argument

    Dec 17, 2013
    However well you run your business it is inevitable that from time to time a customer will find a reason to complain. Some, perhaps most, managers see complaints as negative and sometimes view them simply as an attempt by the customer to get a reduction in the price or some other kind of compensation. By David Jordan
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  • Slim chance of UK housing market bubble

    Dec 17, 2013
    According to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club, the chances of the UK experiencing a housing bubble as a result of the government’s Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme are slim.
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