Archive for the UK Removals Industry Category

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  GDPR – One Year On It has now been a year since the General Data Protection Regulations came into force and the impact has been negligible. As far as we at AIM are aware, the GDPR has caused no significant problems for movers in the UK.

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Why Use an AIM Member

Why Use an AIM Member? The Association of Independent Movers was formed to bring together removals companies that agree to comply with a code of practice that protects customers from bad business practises. The UK removals industry is unregulated, which means anyone with a van can offer

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Should I Buy Removals Insurance?

Should I Buy Removals Insurance? To answer this question, we need to look at the different types of cover on offer. Extended liability Some movers offer full insurance as part of their quote. This is usually an extended liability whereby the customers goods are temporarily covered by

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Tips To Find The Most Trusted Local Removal Companies

Tips To Find The Most Trusted Local Removal Companies

There are 2 basic but very important factors that need to be seriously considered when choosing a moving company – reliability and value for money. There are a variety of different ways in which to find the most trusted local removal companies in your area while ensuring

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Are Your Ts & Cs Current?

Are Your Ts & Cs Current? As a removals company grows and develops, new practices and policies are put in place. Sometimes this can be done by verbal instruction, particularly in smaller offices where writing a memo to pass across a desk to the only other staff

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Complaints & Communication

Complaints & Communication Considering the nature of our business, complaints about (and to) removals companies are quite rare. That’s why they seem like such a big deal when they happen. Maintaining a good reputation is a major part of growing a business and having a good, well

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Removals Software

Removals Software There are many benefits to using a software system designed specifically for removals administration. Having everything, (from enquiry to acceptance) tracked and stored in one application saves a lot of time and helps to eliminate administration errors. Removals Manager are offering all AIM members a

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B2B Contracts – Buyer Beware

B2B Contracts – Buyer Beware Unlike with consumer contracts, the laws for business to business contracts offer very little protection to the buyer. If, as a consumer, you purchase a product or service that is not delivered as specified in the contract, you have a range of

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Tail Lift Regulations

Tail Lift Regulations To comply with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), employers are required to ensure any lifting equipment is regularly inspected and records kept. This includes tail lifts. Although not specifically designed to convey people, tail lifts do so during their day

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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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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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