Archive for the Trade Association Category

3 New Associate Members | New Member ‘PODS’ Joins AIM

The Alliance of Independent Movers are delighted to announce a New Member PODS provide self storage and removals services across Greater Manchester and the North West .   The company offers a unique concept that allows you to load your moving and storage unit (PODS Container) at your door.

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New Affiliate Member Home Move Box | New Associate World Moving & Storage

The Alliance of Independent Movers are delighted to announce a New Affiliate Member Thank your customers with a welcome box and receive 25% off your first order. To celebrate the launch of their new range of welcome hamper boxes for home movers, Home Move Box is offering

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Website Design | 50% Off assessment fee | Trade News

Need a new website or is your current website looking tired ? Do you want a website where you can add pages, change text and images? AIM is pleased to have partnered with top web developers in the UK who are adept in creating theme based or

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Affiliate Benefits to our Members from Checkatrade, Currencies Direct, PPS

This week in the AIM newsletter we would like to introduce you to some of our newly appointed AIM Affiliates. These companies have been recommended by our ever expanding members for their expert help, advice along with added benefits and offers to our AIM members. AIM are

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AIM News, Safety Equipment Priority, Paris Ban On Diesel, Moveware

With only 5 months to the next election. “HGV safety equipment to be compulsory” says Labour Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh has said that Labour will make safety equipment on Lorries mandatory should it win next year’s general election to encourage more people to cycle. She also

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Your Company Goal, Driver Shortage, EU Delay for Truck Designs, Property Report

How well has your removal company done this year? As we approach the end of the year, it’s impossible not to reflect back on all that we’ve accomplished. It’s also practically impossible to avoid answering the question, “How was your year?” Almost out of habit, we seem to revert

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New Member, Work Experience ‘most important factor’

New Member, Work Experience ‘most important factor’

AIM are pleased to announce our latest member ‘VK Removals & Storage’ VK Removals & Storage are based in Northern Ireland and offer removals from Ireland to the UK and Europe. The company also offer trade assistance and containerised storage for AIM members and other reputable removals

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Risk Assessments, Reduce Tax Bill, Night Out Money, New Membership Manager

New AIM Team Member AIM is pleased to announce that Dean Grant has joined the team as the new membership manager. Dean has worked for removals companies across the World including, Armishaws  (UK), New Zealand Van Lines, Crown Relocations (UK), Australasian Relocations (Sydney, Aus), GFS Group (Kuwait)

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Removal Industry News | Tragic Death, Drive Limit, Training Videos

Collection For Two Removals Men Who Died In Tragic Accident Today 21.11.2014 Two removals men were tragically killed today whilst attempting to move a sofa through a window. The accident happened in Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge, London.The Two men were attempting to pull a sofa up to a First floor

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


COVID-19 Statement

Although there is no rule to prevent them from doing so, not all removals businesses are working during the Coronavirus measures advised by the Government.

Those that are working have been provided with clear guidelines by the Government and supported by AIM, with safe working procedures, specific documents and frequent information updates.

Removals firms

Removal firms are able to operate and should follow the latest government guidance on safer working. Where moves are carried out, social distancing should be followed.
Companies should ensure employees understand how to operate safely and communicate this to customers.

  • Removers should contact the household in advance to check that no member of the household is showing symptoms of coronavirus or self-isolating. If they are, works should be delayed.
  • They should also encourage households to ensure all internal doors are open and surfaces and possessions have been cleaned with household cleaning products prior to them entering the property.
  • No work should be carried out by a person who has coronavirus symptoms, however mild.
  • Removers should wash their hands on entering the property using separate towels of paper towels which need to be washed or disposed of safely after use.
  • Removers should seek to minimise contact with homeowners and remain 2 metres apart from householders at all times.
  • Removers should implement a buddy system and ensure that the same people work together when moving bulky items and furniture.
  • Removers should bring their own refreshments but you should ensure they have access to hand washing facilities, using separate towels or paper towels if possible,
    which should be washed or disposed of safely afterwards.