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  • Will you sponsor Gemma?

    Jun 17, 2014
    On 14 September, Gemma Beattie, daughter of Robert Beattie from Lomond Removals in Glasgow is entering her first ever Ironman event: Ironman Wales, in Pembrokeshire.
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  • Brits still say moving home is stressful

    Jun 16, 2014
    Despite the continual efforts to improve the quality of moves and to provide excellent customer service that ‘exceeds customer expectations’, moving home still ranks as the number one most stressful life activity according to a study of 2,000 people by moving services comparison site Buzzmove.
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  • Fox takes delivery of new Euro 6 DAF

    Jun 16, 2014
    Fox Moving and Storage has taken delivery of a new super clean DAF 10 tonne van believed to be one of the first Euro 6 removals vehicles in the UK.
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  • European Commission calls for higher property taxes in UK

    Jun 04, 2014
    A report published by the European Commission on 3 June, 2014 is calling for the UK government to increase taxes on higher value homes and adjust the Help to Buy Scheme in an effort to stem the rapid increase in house prices and increase availability.
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  • World Cup 2014: advice and guidance from Acas

    Jun 03, 2014
    The World Cup will take place in Brazil between Thursday 12 June, 2014 and Sunday 13 July, 2014.
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  • New name for Gliderol

    May 29, 2014
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  • Harrow Green wins contract with Wakefield Council

    May 29, 2014
    Harrow Green has been appointed by Wakefield Council for a two-year term following a competitive tender process through the Pro5 framework agreement.
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  • Kelly’s Storage in top 100

    May 29, 2014
    Kelly’s Storage has been announced as the only storage company to appear in ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2014’, and has been awarded the highest possible three-star rating from the ‘Best Companies’ award.
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  • How ‘time poor’ are you?

    May 29, 2014
    Time poverty isn’t new. It’s a very real concern for the owners of ‘small to medium enterprises (SME)’ worldwide. The all too common mantra ‘if only I had more time’ echoes up and down the land from SMEs of all shapes and purposes with good reason.
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  • 30 years with TNT

    May 29, 2014
    Anglo Pacific marked its 30th year of successfully working with TNT Magazine at the TNT Travel Show in London.
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  • New chairman appointed for BAR Met Area

    May 29, 2014
    David Boreham, UK Resource and Quality Manager at Team Relocations has been appointed Chairman of the BAR Met Area, having been a member of the committee for over 10 years.
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  • Fording the years

    May 29, 2014
    David Trenchard from Britannia Leatherbarrows sent in these two contrasting photos. The earlier one is of a Model T Ford supplied to his family's old business in about 1930.
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  • New home for Britannia Anchor

    May 29, 2014
    Britannia Anchor Removals has moved to new premises on the Wardley Industrial Estate in Salford, Manchester.
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  • Women and children first

    May 27, 2014
    This story came through to The Mover’s office the other day; it has nothing to do with removals, but we found it interesting and thought our readers might be interested too.
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  • Simply Shredding looks to expand national network

    May 27, 2014
    Security shredding specialist Simply Shredding is looking to recruit removals and self storage companies in a move to increase its network of branches across the UK.
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  • Houses are cheaper in rudely-named streets

    May 27, 2014
    According to a recent article on www.thedailymail.co.uk, houses are cheaper on rudely-named streets because people are too embarrassed to live there.
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  • FORS silver accreditation for Matthew James Removals

    May 27, 2014
    After being awarded its bronze accreditation in April 2013, Erith-based Matthew James Removals and Storage has now been awarded silver accreditation for the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).
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  • First time buyers up 24% in March on same period last year

    May 27, 2014
    New data released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders in May show a marked increase in lending in March 2014, including first-time buyer, home mover, remortgagor and buy-to-let lending:
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  • Keeping discipline

    May 22, 2014
    For a small business owner, being an employer and managing a team of staff can be thoroughly rewarding, but the job is not without its troubles, particularly when it comes to the difficult task of disciplining or dismissing a member of staff. Here are is some advice from Jo Eccles, Business Advisor at the Forum of Private Business (FPB).
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  • National Minimum Wage will rise to £6.50

    May 22, 2014
    The government has approved a rise in the National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour later this year, with more than one million people set to see their pay rise by as much as £355 a year.
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