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  • Retaining your best people

    Oct 08, 2013
    James Malia, Managing Director of P&MM Employee Benefits, explains what is on offer to help companies keep their best staff from moving on, and why they should be investing more in employee benefits.
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  • Shedding the weight

    Oct 08, 2013
    In the intensely competitive world of moving, every commercial advantage, every efficiency can give you the edge. Here, Steve Jordan interviews Bespoke Bodies from Warrington, a company that believes its ultra-lightweight bodies can reduce costs and increase payload to help you make more money.
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  • Britannia Conference 2013

    Oct 08, 2013
    The 2013 Britannia Conference held at the Marriott hotel in Port du Monaco in April was a great success despite the heavy rain that persisted for most of the four-day event.
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  • Luck and hard graft in perfect balance

    Oct 08, 2013
    An interview with Jenny and Timon Thorncroft of JT Relocations, by Ed Roberts
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  • Rennie Schafer: Meet the SSA’s new CEO

    Oct 08, 2013
    The Mover Magazine was eager to catch up with one of its key speakers from the upcoming Mover Conference 2013 in October. The Self Storage Association’s (SSA) new UK CEO – Rennie Schafer - took time out of his busy schedule to talk about the future, industry changes and what benefits the organisation can bring to its members.
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  • Moving in the Black Mountains

    Sep 12, 2013
    I met father and son team Anthony and Adam Keil from ATK Removals in Hereford, 22 miles away from their base in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye, which straddles the border between England and Wales in the Black Mountains. By David Jordan
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  • Feeding the workers

    Sep 12, 2013
    Raymond Dobbe from World Moving & Storage in New Zealand, recently spotted an interesting problem with his workforce and developed an equally innovative solution.
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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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