European News

  • Atlas International Movers opens office in Switzerland

    Dec 28, 2020
    Amsterdam-based Atlas International Movers has announced the opening of its new office in Zurich, Switzerland.
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  • Premier opens in Spain

    Dec 13, 2020
    Premier Relocation in the UK has opened operations in Barcelona and Madrid, known as Premier Spain, both run by James Broggi.
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  • The Movers & Storers Show 2021 confirmed

    Dec 11, 2020
    The organisers of The Movers & Storers Show have confirmed that the 2021 event will take place on 9-10 November, 2021 at Hanger ’42, Bruntingthorpe. The Leicestershire venue previously hosted the show in 2017.
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  • UK – EU haulage will be permit free until June 2021

    Dec 10, 2020
    Today, 10 December, the European Commission has announced the contingency measures that will apply to international road haulage in early 2021.
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  • Report on UK’s preparedness for Brexit

    Dec 10, 2020
    The National Audit Office (NAO) in the UK has issued a report into the preparedness of the UK for the end of the Brexit transition period describing the government's progress in implementing changes required to manage the border after 31 December, 2020.
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  • NAEA requests extended Stamp Duty holiday

    Dec 07, 2020
    NAEA Propertymark has joined forces with sector partners to write to the UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to highlight the emerging crisis in residential transactions, as sales progression and conveyancing are overwhelmed by demand in the race to complete before the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday on 31 March 2021.
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  • Scotland’s Kangaroo Holdings appoints new chairman

    Dec 03, 2020
    Kangaroo Holdings Ltd, the owner of Scotland’s Kangaroo Self Storage and sister company Smart Storage, with units across North West England, has appointed Scott Christie as non-executive chairman.
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  • Milan’s Euromoving 2000 joins Phoenix Relocation Group

    Nov 26, 2020
    Euromoving 2000 has announced a merger with the Phoenix Relocation Group SRL. The Milan-based company joined the Group on 30 September, 2020.
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  • Cost of moving home in UK plummets by almost 40%

    Nov 14, 2020
    The cost of moving home in the UK has plummeted by 39% from £10,911 before the stamp duty holiday came into effect on 8 July, 2020 to £6,669 after, saving the average person buying and selling a home in the UK £4,242, according to reallymoving’s annual Cost of Moving research, released on 28 September, 2020.
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  • Law firm calls for stamp duty holiday extension

    Nov 14, 2020
    Property law firm Collyer Bristow has urged the government to extend the stamp duty holiday beyond 31 March, 2021 to allow properties that have exchanged, but are yet to complete, to qualify.
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  • Business needs action not task forces, says Logistics UK

    Nov 12, 2020
    With only a short time remaining until the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December, business group Logistics UK has reacted with incredulity at the UK government’s announcement of a Business Task Force to help firms prepare for the UK's final break with the EU, at such a late stage in the process.
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  • Gerson Relocation acquires Dijkshoorn in the Netherlands

    Nov 12, 2020
    Gerson Relocation Ltd, part of the AGM Group of companies, has announced its acquisition of the business and assets of Dijkshoorn Euromovers BV, a leading moving services provider based in the Netherlands.
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  • EMS wins prestigious Graebel quality achievement award

    Nov 12, 2020
    London-based Elite Moving Systems (EMS) was declared the winner of the Graebel Award for Superior Quality Achievement at the 2020 Graebel Partner Alliance Conference.
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  • Brexit: Logistics UK forms partnership with customs expert AEB

    Nov 05, 2020
    Logistics UK, the business group representing the logistics sector, has entered an exclusive partnership with customs expert AEB, to help members prepare for new trading conditions with the EU when the transition period ends on 31 December, 2020.
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  • UK drivers sceptical about new Highway Code proposals

    Nov 04, 2020
    A recent UK survey has discovered that the majority of road users are not in favour of many of the Department for Transport’s proposed changes to the Highway Code which have been designed to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. Drivers believe that the changes will instead increase conflict and potentially reduce the safety of the vulnerable road users they are intended to protect.
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  • New rules for UK companies hiring from the EU

    Oct 30, 2020
    The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, has announced the new rules for UK companies hiring workers from EU countries.
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  • 100,000 charging points and counting ​

    Oct 08, 2020
    Charge4Europe, the joint venture of DKV Mobility and innogy eMobility Solutions, has activated its 100,000th charging point.
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  • Maritime to acquire Wincanton’s container logistics business

    Oct 08, 2020
    Leading transport and logistics operator, Maritime Transport Ltd, (Maritime) has agreed terms to acquire Wincanton plc’s container transport business, Wincanton Container Logistics. The move follows a strategic review of Wincanton’s business and its decision to focus on its core activities.
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  • IMHX gets back to business

    Oct 08, 2020
    The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and Informa Markets – joint owners of IMHX, the UK’s largest logistics and supply chain event – have welcomed the UK government’s decision to allow business events and exhibitions to recommence in England from October 2020.
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  • London law firm to bring action against Mercedes

    Oct 08, 2020
    London law firm, Fox Williams, is pursuing possible dirty diesel emissions claims for Mercedes owners in England and Wales in collaboration with US law firm, Hagens Berman, which spearheaded an investigation and consumer group action lawsuit leading to more than $700 million for US Mercedes owners.
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