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  • UK Chancellor raises stamp duty threshold to boost house moving market

    Jul 08, 2020
    In his statement today (8 July, 2020) the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has raised the threshold for stamp duty tax on house purchases from £125,000 to £500,000 between now and 31 March, 2021.
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  • Angie Boreham joins Edward Miles

    Jul 07, 2020
    Angie Boreham has recently joined Edward Miles Removals in Battersea, London.
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  • The Mover’s shiny new website has gone live today!

    Jul 07, 2020
    It’s been completely redesigned to give it a fresh new look and make it even easier to navigate.
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  • Anonymous letter to FIDI

    Jul 07, 2020
    On 2 July The Mover received a copy of a letter, addressed to the President and General Manager of FIDI, from an anonymous group simply calling itself a ‘Group of concerned FIDI Members’. The letter complained that, during the COVID-19 crisis FIDI had not provided adequate support to its members.
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  • US Military HHG contract confirmed with TEAM ARC

    Jul 02, 2020
    The US Military household goods contract has now been confirmed as awarded to Team ARC, the American Roll On Roll Off Carrier Group, of Parsippany, New Jersey. Team ARC includes UniGroup (United Van Lines & Mayflower Transit), Suddath, Atlas Van Lines, The Pasha Group, and Deloitte. The contract is worth $7.2 billion over three years.
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  • Tony Allen: And finally ... Is living worth the risk?

    Jul 02, 2020
    If you were to spend your life living in a padded cell, you’d probably never break a leg, or for that matter never get run over by a bus. But would such a life really be worth living?
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  • Noel takes on a new challenge at Santa Fe London

    Jul 02, 2020
    With 38 years of moving industry experience under his belt, Noel Glavin, who’s been with Santa Fe for the last five years, is taking on a new challenge with the company to support its agent/partner development in the UK.
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  • Keeping drivers safe in Austria

    Jul 02, 2020
    Truck drivers on Austrian motorways and expressways have been provided with free protective masks and disinfectant during the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • Reviewing the rules

    Jul 02, 2020
    It’s been nearly two months now since the UK government gave moving companies the green light to start work again. Since then there is plenty of activity reported with enquiries to estate agents going off the scale, potentially stacking up demand for movers in the very near future.
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  • Why we worked during the lockdown

    Jul 02, 2020
    While most removals companies in the UK closed their doors when the COVID-19 lockdown was announced and put their employees on the government’s furlough scheme, one company, Matthew James Global Relocations Limited, decided to take a different approach and with the blessing of their staff, carried out a limited number of moves during the lockdown. Here, Managing Director Matt De-Machen explains why.
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  • Broughton Removals crowned Scottish Family Business of the Year

    Jul 01, 2020
    Edinburgh-based Broughton Removals has capped its 50th year of service by being crowned Scottish Family Business of the Year at the National Family Business Awards organised by Family Business United (FBU).
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  • Editor's column: Some good news

    Jul 01, 2020
    I heard some very heartening news yesterday. While conducting an interview I was told that many in the industry have taken to paying suppliers much faster than usual. This includes corporations paying movers and agent-agent transactions too. Great news. Last month I was banging on about that very subject and hoping that the industry would work together to get through the crisis. It appears people are doing just that. Marvellous!
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  • Bullet Express CEO David McCutcheon joins UKWA board

    Jul 01, 2020
    David McCutcheon, Chief Executive Officer of Bullet Express, was confirmed as a new member of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) Management Board at the Association’s Annual General Meeting, held on 26 June.
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  • Suddath in top 10 Best Places to Work in IT

    Jul 01, 2020
    Leading global transportation, relocation and logistics company Suddath has been named as one of the Insider Pro and IDG’s Computerworld 2020 Best Places to Work in IT. The annual award recognises the top 100 places to work for IT professionals.
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  • Coronavirus and the business interruption insurance debate

    Jul 01, 2020
    Has your insurance company denied your claim for business interruption insurance during COVID-19? If so, Susan Hopcraft from lawyers Wright Hassall explains the legal position.
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  • Matthieu Odijk advises Danish expats

    Jun 30, 2020
    MF Interlogistics in Denmark has teamed up with Danes Worldwide, an organisation that provides education and advisory services to Danish expats and Danes returning home.
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  • Aulina joins FIDI Board

    Jun 30, 2020
    Aulina Mithal Sood from Star Worldwide Group in India has become the first Asian woman to be elected to the FIDI Board.
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  • Rome airports first to obtain RINA biosafety certificates

    Jun 30, 2020
    The Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) and Ciampino airports in Rome, managed by ADR, have become the first in the world to obtain certification for biosafety from RINA Services. It is a significant step forward in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 and in preventing biological risk from pathogens.
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  • Weekly currency market update from Hawk FX - 29 June, 2020

    Jun 29, 2020
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  • The front lines of workforce mobility

    Jun 29, 2020
    Lynda Lescault, CRP, GMS, Director, Global Accounts for Dwellworks LLC, pays tribute to the work of the DSP especially during the COVID-19 pandemic
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