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  • Sleep Apnoea – New Minimum Medical Standards

    Sep 13, 2016
    Changes to EU legislation providing new minimum medical standards for drivers with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) came into force in Great Britain on 31 December, 2015. Here, Heather Lunney from Backhouse Jones Solicitors explains.
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  • Shine a light on dark data - and utilise its hidden value

    Sep 13, 2016
    In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.
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  • Will the expanded Panama Canal mean lower rates for shippers?

    Sep 13, 2016
    The newly expanded Panama Canal officially opened for business on 26 June with the appropriately named MV Cosco Shipping Panama making the inaugural transit through the 80km waterway.
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  • Countdown to the Movers & Storers Show 2016

    Sep 13, 2016
    Organiser Keith Merrett explains what’s in store for visitors to this year’s show.
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  • When the relo stops

    Sep 13, 2016
    Taking an international assignment is tough. For the spouse, and the children, it’s often even tougher. But there is a service that can help. What’s more, it’s one that you can earn from. Interested …?
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  • Schepens: living up to the promise

    Sep 13, 2016
    It was a warm day as I pointed my trusty Nissan down the M3 to visit Schepens International in Hampshire. I knew nothing about the company but just had a feeling that they had a story to tell. I was right. By Steve Jordan.
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  • Virtual home search from Crown

    Sep 13, 2016
    Crown World Mobility is set to offer assignees virtual home searches, part of a significant strategic global investment in IT.
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  • In search of talent

    Sep 13, 2016
    Todd Watson is one of the moving industry’s young, high performers. But what makes his business successful and what does he think are the biggest challenges for the industry? Steve Jordan interviewed him to find out.
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  • How to profit in an online world

    Sep 01, 2016
    Colin Martinho, Head of Marketing, Buzzmove, draws a comparison between lead generation and job conversion services for moving companies.
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  • Diversification is the key to success for Ballards Removals

    Aug 24, 2016
    Deputy Editor David Jordan took a trip to rural Nottinghamshire to visit Ballards Removals, a family business now prospering after the dark days of recession.
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  • Top three reasons shippers switch container carriers

    Aug 21, 2016
    Xeneta, the Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight, has quizzed its worldwide database of contributors to uncover the main reasons businesses end agreements with container ship carriers.
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  • Fleet operators should look for bargains after Brexit vote

    Aug 16, 2016
    The vote has been counted, the UK will be leaving the EU and this has a range of implications for anyone managing vehicles.
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  • Britain’s Strongest Removalist Contest launched at The Movers & Storers Show

    Aug 12, 2016
    This is a story about a great idea that very nearly didn’t happen. About modern business, red tape and financial challenges. And about how if a group of people really, really want to make something happen, they probably can, by Charlotte Parslow of Animo Events, organisers of The Movers & Storers Show.
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  • Confusion as Movinga’s founders resign

    Aug 12, 2016
    As we go to press there is still very little hard information about the future of online moving company Movinga following the resignation of its founders Bastian Knutzen and Chris Maslowski in June.
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  • BAR Conference 2016 a sell-out success

    Aug 12, 2016
    This year’s BAR Conference held at the Pullman London Hotel 19-21 May managed to maintain the successful tradition of an all-round high quality annual event.
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  • Guidance on implementing SOLAS

    Aug 12, 2016
    On 1 July, 2016 the amendments to the SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) regulations came into force requiring all shippers to provide a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for each container.
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  • GSF says unjustified VGM charges are unacceptable

    Aug 12, 2016
    The Global Shippers’ Forum has said that there is no justification for carriers and terminal operators to apply any charge for a shipper making an accurate VGM declaration under the new SOLAS regulations that came into force on 1 July, 2016.
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  • Will Brexit mean ‘Highway to hell’ or ‘On the sunny side of the street’ for movers?

    Aug 12, 2016
    Tony Richman, gives his thoughts on BREXIT and its affect on the UK moving industry
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  • Shining stars

    Aug 12, 2016
    The Mover has frequently interviewed luminaries from the industry who have provided their unique insight into the developments that made the industry what it is today. By contrast, here two of the industry’s shining stars, Dennis Westerholm and Sara Lyrum Kronkjaer, both of Alfa Quality Moving, give their thoughts on the rapidly changing industry and what the future might hold.
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  • Dress code and appearance

    Aug 12, 2016
    Stories have recently appeared in the news about a receptionist who was sent home from work for apparently refusing to wear high heels. According to Acas, The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, it’s not just high heels that are causing uniform grievances. Here is Acas’ advice.
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