in a time of change 18
removals? 28 From the BARchive:
April 2020 Removals & Storage 3
ON THE COVER
Founding BAR Member White & Company PLC first gained a foothold
in Jersey in 1970, after it acquired the removal department of a local
estate agent by the name of Lovells. Over the last half-century White
& Company has vastly expanded what was once merely a value-added
service for the property firm into a lucrative and self-sufficient operation
within its portfolio of 19 locations worldwide.
To read the story, please see pages 20-21.
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04/NEWS FROM WATFORD
Essential risk management and
insurance advice for Covid-19.
The CMG joins CFAS, plus CMotY
2020 finalists revealed.
An update from MTC Ltd’s
Commercial Manager, Paul Felton.
Upcoming training courses postponed.
BAR Area meetings.
Find out who’s applied to join the BAR.
applied to join the BAR.
Home and away
Just a snippet…
• Government allocates £350bn
to tackle Covid-19
• Pickfords modernises approach
to workplace wellbeing
• Extra 50,000 customs staff
needed for post-Brexit red tape
• Key takeaways from the Budget
• SMOVE renews call for women
Peter McGimpsey passes the torch
to Michael Dunbar.
Bulgaria depository advances
Orbit’s growth strategy.
Caroline Anthonisz on
“Always keep calm under pressure;
it’s OK to swear (under your breath)
now and again; and no matter how
stressful a day or week may be, as
long as you keep going it always
finds a way of sorting itself out.”
Caroline Anthonisz, Office Manager,
Britannia Thomas Casserly’s
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