Archive for the Moving Trade Association Category

Recruitment and the Driver Shortage

Recruiting Reliable Staff Finding the right staff can be difficult for removals businesses, as it’s a unique industry requiring an unusual combination of skills. Drivers and Porters Many recruitment agencies fail to see the substantial differences between the work of a furniture delivery driver and that of

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Company Image and First Impressions

Company Image and First Impressions If you have ever been told by a customer that they chose you over a cheaper mover, you have probably benefitted from a good company image and have created a strong first impression. It is unlikely that the customer knows how hard

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Calls for Hands-Free Ban

Calls for Hands-Free Ban A recent story reported by a growing number of news outlets is that hands-free phone use is dangerous while driving. The story is based around a study by the University of Sussex which concludes, “Imagery-inducing distraction leads to cognitive tunnelling and deteriorated driving

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Payment Terms, Drug Driving & Bridge Heights

B2B Payment Terms When dealing business to business it is common practice for the supplier to agree to the customer’s payment terms, (usually 30 days). We would never allow a private customer to dictate when we are paid. They agree to our terms or the job is

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New Member – Lomond Removals

New Member – Lomond Removals We are pleased to welcome Lomond Removals as our newest member. Lomond Removals provide a full range of removals and storage services, nationally and internationally. They can provide trade storage at good rates, in their 20,000 sq ft of warehouse space. With

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New Associate Member in Cyprus

New Associate Member in Cyprus We are very pleased to announce our new Associate Member in Cyprus. RSS Logistics Paphos carry out moves between the UK and Cyprus, but they also ship anywhere in the world, at competitive prices. “We are happy to offer a quote listing

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Really Moving’s Refund Policy Change

Really Moving’s Refund Policy Change Following a comment made on social media about Really Moving’s refunds for uncontactable leads, we wrote to them for clarification about changes to their policy. On its own, the addition to their policy seems harsh, but when viewed as part of the

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Simply Business Seminar

Simply Business Seminar   Why wait until the end of your trading year, to see if you have made enough profit for sustainable growth? Why struggle to find out where you are spending too much, or if you are charging enough for the work you do? By attending

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New Member – P&D Removals

New Member – P&D Removals P&D Removals Ltd is a family-managed removals business serving Dover, New Romney and surrounding areas. The have provided domestic and commercial removals across the U.K and Northern Europe since 1972. Their fleet of vehicles is fully equipped and includes a covered car

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Proud of Our Members

Proud of Our Members We are always happy to see our members doing well, so we are sharing some of the good news with our readers. Van Girls are accredited for paying their staff the London Living Wage. The Living Wage promoted by the Living Wage Foundation

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The Association Of Independent Movers
Unit 4, Skills Centre,
Twickenham Trading Estate,
Rugby Road,
Twickenham,
TW1 1DG
Phone:0208 892 0369

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