Archive for the UK 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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Google Adwords

Google Adwords Google AdWords is the paid listings displayed on Google search results. They appear at the top and bottom of the page. They can also appear on 3rd party sites that have agreed to show adverts via the Google AdSense platform. Here are some important points

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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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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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National Living Wage

New National Living Wage From today, (April 1st 2016) all workers aged over 25 are legally entitled to the National Living Wage of £7.20 per hour. The National Minimum Wage still applies for employees that are not entitled to the National Living Wage. The National Minimum Wage usually

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Changes to penalties for transporting illegal immigrants?

Changes to penalties for transporting illegal immigrants? The Home Office has published a consultation document, CLANDESTINE CIVIL PENALTY, which sets out six main proposals “to improve the clandestine civil penalty regime”. The scope of the consultation is “to seek views on our [the Home Office’s] approach to

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Lead Generators versus Mailing Lists

Lead Generators versus Mailing Lists Most movers have, at some point, used lead providers to generate work. There are many to choose from and it can be difficult to know how effective they are without close monitoring. This usually means it can cost a mover hundreds of

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Fragile Packing Training

Fragile Packing Training We are now taking bookings for the Fine China & Fragile Packing training on 8th & 9th Feb in Thetford. Improve your chances of securing Fragile Packing jobs, by offering fully trained and certified staff. This training will help you to obtain more work,

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New Member – Ramshaw Transport

Ramshaw Transport Ramshaw Transport offers the complete range of professional removals and storage services for both home and business. With a fleet of more than 20 vehicles and a 20,000 sq ft warehouse, Ramshaw Transport has successfully completed some very big projects, including the movement of over

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