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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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  • DVSA introduces new qualification for its vehicle inspectors

    Mar 31, 2014
    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is putting its vehicle inspectors through a new training and assessment programme which is quality assured by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).
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  • Employment: What to expect in 2014

    Mar 31, 2014
    In 2014 a number of changes to employment law come into force. Here, Amanda Pullinger, Head of Employment and Aaron Heslop, Solicitor with Rooks Rider Solicitors LLP, offer their guidance to what employers can expect.
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  • Anglo Pacific staff get on their bikes

    Mar 31, 2014
    As part of Transport for London’s (TFL) free cycle stand scheme, Anglo Pacific has just received nine racks – enough for 18 bikes - at its Park Royal HQ.
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  • Bishop’s Move helped by Exeter Chief’s star rugby players.

    Mar 27, 2014
    Bishop’s Move - Exeter staff were joined by star rugby players from the Exeter Chiefs on a recent house move.
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  • Paul Evans returns to the moving industry

    Mar 25, 2014
    Paul Evans, the founder of Trans Euro and previous owner of Interdean, has bought Momentous (previously called Baxters) from venture capital company Core Capital.
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  • Have you left it too late to get your Driver CPC training?

    Mar 24, 2014
    For many years The Mover Magazine has advised removals firms to get their professional drivers trained for their Driver CPC. But despite our nagging it seems that there are still plenty of drivers who have yet to get the message. If that’s you, time has run out. You need to act now.
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  • The Mover fights the industry’s corner re: HGV ban in London

    Mar 24, 2014
    In November 2013 The Mover wrote to Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, to express its views on behalf of the moving industry with respect to the proposed HGV driving ban in central London.
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  • Chancellor could have done better, says FTA

    Mar 19, 2014
    The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the freeze in fuel duty confirmed by the Chancellor in today’s (19 March) Budget, but has expressed disappointment that he has not taken the opportunity to boost the economy by reducing fuel duty by 3 pence per litre.
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  • Getting the most for your money at The Mover

    Mar 19, 2014
    Here at The Mover we are always trying to think of ways to help our advertisers and to include more information for our readers.
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  • Doosan G2 engine wins FLTA innovation award

    Mar 19, 2014
    Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK’s innovative G2 diesel fork lift engine has won the Innovation award at the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2014.
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  • Recent Changes to BAR Terms and Conditions

    Mar 18, 2014
    The British Association of Removers (BAR) has recently re-issued its terms and conditions and many Reason Global clients have asked what the changes are and which are most appropriate for them. BAR has, of course, provided its own advice and information but here, for the benefit of all moving companies that are still unsure, Reason Global provides further guidance.
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  • Holiday pay should include commission, says EU

    Mar 18, 2014
    A legal opinion from the European court looks set to have huge implications for UK employers, says Paul Mander, Head of Employment at Penningtons Manches LLP.
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  • When the words really matter

    Mar 18, 2014
    Sloppy English! You can get away with it on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, text or email. But when it comes to a brochure, a website, a sales letter or a piece of direct mail, it isn’t so simple. Then you have to get it right. By Steve Jordan
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  • New membership levels for AIM

    Mar 18, 2014
    Since its official launch at the 2013 Movers and Storers Show, AIM (Alliance of Independent Movers) says that it has received a lot of valuable feedback, most of which was positive.
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  • Red tape blitz frees businesses from bureaucracy

    Mar 18, 2014
    The government has introduced new rules to exempt hundreds of thousands of businesses from inspections by local authorities and the Health & Safety Executive.
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  • The year of the horse

    Mar 17, 2014
    According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2014 welcomed the year of the horse on 31 January. Here Lisa Head looks at the legend and why this year is set to be a prosperous one for us all.
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  • Government sponsored trial shows dual-fuel HGVs reduce costs

    Mar 17, 2014
    Vehicle delivery company Brit European, one of the partners in a £23 million government scheme to encourage the use of lower carbon commercial vehicles, says the project is on target to deliver the hoped for reductions in fuel costs and carbon emissions.
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