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  • Improved TUPE rules come into force

    May 01, 2014
    Improvements to make the process of transferring business ownership fairer and more effective came into force on 31 January, 2014.
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  • New style photocard driving licence

    Apr 29, 2014
    DVLA has introduced a new style photocard driving licence from February 2014.
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  • Put your car knowledge to good use

    Apr 29, 2014
    Right! Here’s one for all you petrol heads out there.
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  • Flood rescue

    Apr 29, 2014
    During the height of the floods in February, Damon Theobald, Removals Manager from Camp Hopson Removals in Newbury received a phone call from a customer in Eastbury who was in distress.
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  • The sweet smell of safety

    Apr 29, 2014
    Matt Faziey from M&G Transport in Solihull has come up with a great idea to help his staff become safer drivers.
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  • Funding for Lending Scheme to support business lending in 2014

    Apr 29, 2014
    The Bank of England and HM Treasury have announced changes to the terms of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) extension to re-focus the incentives in the scheme towards supporting business lending in 2014.
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  • Bishop’s Move submarines

    Apr 28, 2014
    Two historic companies, both founded in the mid 19th century, recently joined forces to complete an unusual office relocation.
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  • One in ten driving on ‘autopilot’

    Apr 28, 2014
    The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is urging motorists to beware of the perils of driving on autopilot following research which shows that one in ten drivers are often unable to remember their entire car journey.
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  • Ten top tips for zero hours contracts

    Apr 28, 2014
    Zero hours contracts have been in the news stirring up a controversy in recent months due to misuse by some rogue employers so much so that the Vince Cable will be looking at them very closely. By Sandra Beale
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  • Copyright – what you need to know

    Apr 24, 2014
    In these days of digital cameras and social media it’s easy to publish pictures on the Internet and send them around the world in a flash. That’s fine if you’ve taken the picture yourself and therefore own the copyright, but what happens if it belongs to someone else and you don’t have their permission to use it?
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  • Certificate to Work helps new LGV drivers

    Apr 24, 2014
    Certificate to Work, the employer led initiative launched by Skills for Logistics (SfL) in partnership with Pearson - that claims to be the world's leading learning company - will standardise the training of new LGV drivers, and show that they have the knowledge, competence and skills to be safe and eco-practical drivers in the future.
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  • Another new trade association for movers?

    Apr 23, 2014
    On 25th February, Jane Finch gathered a select group of movers together in the boardroom of Interdean in London to present her ideas for another new trade association for the moving industry.
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  • Matthew James joins AIM

    Apr 23, 2014
    Matthew James Removals & Storage Ltd has joined the UK’s newest trade association, the Alliance of Independent Movers (AIM).
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  • New rules on commercial property tax breaks

    Apr 23, 2014
    A new ruling coming into effect this month in April means that anyone buying commercial property will be required to make certain steps to qualify for future tax breaks.
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  • New Maersk Line book published in May

    Apr 23, 2014
    A new book charting the history of Maersk Line ‘Creating Global Opportunities: Maersk Line in Containerisation 1973 - 2013’ is to be published by Cambridge University Press in early May.
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  • The Self Storage Millionaires

    Apr 14, 2014
    A BBC report has highlighted the rise of the UK’s self storage business over the last thirty years and how many of its pioneers have become millionaires simply be selling empty space.
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  • Motorists unhappy with pothole repairs: IAM

    Apr 14, 2014
    The government has got a long way to go to convince drivers that they have the pothole problem in control as 67% of motorists think that they are doing a bad or a very bad job of maintaining the nation’s roads, according to the latest research published by road safety charity, the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
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  • Late acting SMEs for auto enrolment may struggle to find a supplier

    Apr 10, 2014
    Small and medium sized enterprises which have yet to start planning for the introduction of pension auto enrolment legislation, may struggle to secure a supplier, according to KPMG. The professional services firm is advising SMEs to be fully prepared ahead of a number of key staging dates in 2014.
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  • Britannia Lanes helps fight floods

    Apr 10, 2014
    Last February Angus and Ria Russell from Britannia Lanes of Somerset and Bristol received a call for assistance from a local Facebook group called FLAG (Flooding on the Somerset Levels Action Group).
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  • Anglo Pacific Brings Rare Triumph Home from Malta

    Apr 10, 2014
    A year searching and 15 car viewings later, Glyn Williams from Buckinghamshire finally located an immaculate Triumph TR4A – in Malta! Not wanting the lengthy process to fall at the last hurdle, he entrusted the car’s shipping to Anglo Pacific.
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