Advanced Payment Guarantee

When you move home, it is standard practice to pay your removal company in advance.  You would obviously be concerned that if your remover financially failed before your moving date, you would have lost that pre-payment. For that reason, all BAR members provide an Advanced Payment Guarantee.  All BAR members are financially vetted and with the safety net of an APG scheme, you can have total confidence in using them for your move.

The guarantee applies to private individuals moving home to or from the United Kingdom.

The Scheme does, of course, have terms and conditions and those full terms and conditions can be downloaded.

For any customer queries under the BAR APG Scheme, please email apgscheme@bar.co.uk.

Member Membership Ceased Company Reg No. BAR Membership No. Liquidator Details Comment
Pearsons 20/09/2018 05495213 P010 CBA Business Solutions
Tel: 01162 626804
Email: Leics@cba-insolvency.co.uk / Tracey.logan@cba-insolvency.co.uk
Company terminated from BAR membership 20th September 2018.

Company was placed into administration, effective from Monday 8th October 2018.

Please download Pearson’s Consumer Guidance Document here

The deadline date for receiving completed APG claims (subject to validation by the APG Scheme) will be on Tuesday 9th April 2019 @ 5pm. Any claims received after this date/time will not be considered.

Sheppard’s Removals & Storage Ltd 12/10/2018 01006648 S078 c/o Nicholas Cusack, Parker Andrews, 5th Floor, The Union Building, 51-59 Rose Lane, Norwich, NR1 1BY,

T: 01603 284284, E: Jack.Walker@parkerandrews.co.uk

Company terminated from BAR membership 12th October 2018.

Company was placed into administration, effective from Monday 5th November 2018 – Download Confirmation

The deadline date for receiving completed APG claims (subject to validation by the APG Scheme) will be on Friday 12th April 2019 @ 5pm. Any claims received after this date/time will not be considered.

Simpsons Removals & Storage Ltd 30/11/2018 02769414 S092 N/A Company terminated from BAR membership 30th November 2018.  BAR were initially informed that the Simpsons had been placed into administration, effective from 30 April 2019 (Certificate of Appointment).

We have since received further information from the Insolvency Practitioner to confirm that the Company has gone into voluntary liquidation, meaning that the company remains solvent and is in a position to pay its creditors in full.  Individuals affected by this matter are encouraged to contact the liquidators as a matter of urgency.

The APG Scheme is a matter of last resort (see term 1 of the terms of guarantee) consequently, in these circumstances the BAR APG will not be activated, however, if we can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

Eagle Relocations And Logistics Ltd Suspended on 07/06/2019 E035 N/A The membership of this company is currently suspended.

Feedback from customers of a former BAR Member

The scheme from my end has been superb, otherwise I would have been nearly £1000 out of pocket. Was really easy with Green’s completing the move without me having to pay them again and claim off you as for that. I would ensure I always use a BAR company in the future and would tell people about it when planning a move.

L, Wed 20/06/2018

We are delighted that we will receive compensation for the monies paid in advance to a former BAR Member who unfortunately went in to administration.

Mr & Mrs S, Tue 19/06/2018

Thank you for all your help with this matter. Other than the initial disappointment with the former BAR Member who unfortunately went in to administration we have been very happy with the smooth process of reclaiming our money.

Mrs SR, Fri 23/03/18

We should like to say that we are very grateful for the excellent and timely service we have received through the APG scheme.

Mr & Mrs L, Thur 26/04/18

Thank you for such swift action on my application to the BAR Advanced Payment Guarantee Scheme. I had not expected such a turn around and will recommend friends and family ensure they book with BAR accredited removal companies in the future.

Mrs C, Mon 26/03/18

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