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Europe on the Move

Europe on the Move Major changes are coming to the rules and regulations regarding road transport in Europe. This week, the European Commission published details of a wide range of initiatives that are designed to “make traffic safer; encourage smart road charging; reduce CO2 emissions, air pollution […]

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Increased Insurance Premiums

Increased Insurance Premiums The cost of vehicle insurance has increased substantially this year, with some movers reporting huge hikes to their annual premiums. While many movers simply accept the increases with little more than a contemptuous comment, others have taken steps to reduce this unavoidable financial burden. […]

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Employed v Self-employed Drivers

Employed v Self-employed Drivers Due to the unpredictable and inconsistent nature of demand for UK removals, it is not unusual for movers to have a limited number of directly employed drivers and a pool of drivers that they use on a self-employed basis. This is a sensible […]

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Van Girls’ Mighty Hike

Van Girls’ Mighty Hike On Saturday 17th June 2017, the Van Girls will be hiking 26 miles through the Lake District for Macmillan Cancer Support. While many of the UKs removers are relaxing at home, recovering from a busy Friday of lifting and carrying, these hard-working removals […]

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More Charging Zones Throughout the UK?

More Charging Zones Throughout the UK? The Government seeks views on a draft plan to improve air quality by reducing levels of nitrogen dioxide. The consultation, (on a draft revised UK Air Quality Plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide) is likely to lead to widespread adoption of Clean […]

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The AIM Members’ Hub is Now Live

The AIM Members’ Hub is Now Live The members’ hub is now live and available for use. AIM Members Only Free to sign up and use Categorised forum Downloadable documents Status updates Member feedback Articles and Blogs Request or offer help between Members Topical discussions Share photos […]

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Postponements and Cancellations

Postponements and Cancellations One of the problems frequently faced by UK movers is cancellations and postponements by customers. If this happens multiple times over a short period, it can lead to insufficient income to cover the wages for the full-time staff and the static overheads of the […]

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Updating Risk Assessments

Reviewing and Updating Risk Assessments The Health and Safety Executive states, on their risk assessment template, “All employers must conduct a risk assessment. If you have fewer than five employees you don’t have to write anything down.” However, even if the business has fewer than five employees, […]

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Proposed changes to ULEZ

Proposed changes to ULEZ The Ultra Low Emission Zone was due to come into effect in September 2020, but may be brought forward to April 2019, with some changes. The ULEZ, (which is in addition to the Congestion Charge and the Low Emission Zone requirements) was originally […]

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Overnight Allowance

Overnight Allowance Until now, UK removers have been able to give their employees a tax free payment to cover overnight expenses, without the need to produce receipts. There is a maximum allowance of £34.90 per night, or £26.20 for those using a sleeper cab. These amounts are […]

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