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  • Mother India

    Sep 12, 2013
    Try to describe India. What could you not say? What could you say that wouldn’t be right or wrong? No matter what, it is impossible not to be astonished by the place.
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  • Moving the Military

    Sep 12, 2013
    Agility won the MOD contract in 2010. At that time the company was still somewhat unknown in the UK and the industry held its breath. The contract comes up for renewal next year so Steve Jordan took a look at how Agility has performed and talks the agents who have operated the world’s biggest single-source household goods moving contract.
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  • The Mover Conference 2013

    Sep 12, 2013
    Have you booked your place? Just £295 – all in!
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  • Madam Becky keeps the customer satisfied at The Mover Conference

    Sep 12, 2013
    Becky Adams is no ordinary keynote speaker, in fact she is unique. Her former profession as a brothel keeper is, even in these enlightened times, still a taboo subject that few would publicly admit to, let alone talk about on television and to business groups around the UK.
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  • Ten reasons to invest in Jordan

    Sep 12, 2013
    It’s unlikely that you, as a mover, will be investing in Jordan. But here Mohannad Al-Refai, Managing Director of Medex Express Service in Jordan explains some of the reasons that other companies might and, therefore, why you might get the chance to move their staff.
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  • Recruitment agencies, do they make sense?

    Aug 15, 2013
    There are lots and lots of recruitment agencies, in the UK alone there are over 135,000. But what’s the point of using an agency when you can simply advertise for the people you need and do the whole thing yourself? Ray Inskip, managing director of Flame Recruit, explains some of the reasons why using an agency – for both the employer and employee - makes sense.
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  • Company profile - Central Moves, Twickenham

    Aug 15, 2013
    Twickenham based Central Moves started life in 1997 when Scott Rust left his job working for a small family removals company, bought a small panel van and began sub contacting for some of the larger removals companies in the area. “The contract work helped pay the bills in those early days and I was able to build up my own business at the same time,” said Scott.
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  • Are BS Standards really worth the trouble?

    Aug 15, 2013
    Most businesses strive to deliver excellent customer service and to operate as efficiently as they can.
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  • Conference Report: EUROMOVERS

    Aug 13, 2013
    On 22-26 May, 2013, in the timeless city of Istanbul, Thomas Juchum, Manager of the Head Office of EUROMOVERS International, welcomed delegates to the 9th EUROMOVERS conference in the classic Ottoman Legacy Hotel. It was a perfect venue for what is always a friendly and productive meeting of the EUROMOVERS family.
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  • The Mover Conference 2013

    Aug 13, 2013
    Time to be inspired
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  • The Effect of CPC Legislation

    Aug 13, 2013
    By Kirsty Terry, recruitment expert at Milestone Operations
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  • Moving the Mover

    Aug 13, 2013
    The Mover magazine’s Nikki Gee moved house recently. On this occasion she chose to use a removal company as opposed to braving the ad hoc route of hiring a van, a willing pal and a heap of potential bother. We spoke to her about whether or not the famous myth ‘Moving house is as stressful as getting married’ came to pass.
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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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