ON THE COVER
Before the UK went into lockdown to halt the spread of coronavirus
(Covid-19), Top Removals’ books were bursting at the seams, thanks
to non-stop domestic and international work and a raft of ancillary
services. The company shares with R&S the key lessons it has learnt
since temporarily pausing its operations, particularly the importance of
diversification in the face of uncertainty and irregular demand.
To read the story, please see pages 20-21.
news from bar
04/NEWS FROM WATFORD
Individual Membership strengthens
BAR community and recruitment.
31/YOUNG MOVERS GROUP
Social and workshop event planned
BS 8522 standard gains UKAS tick.
33/OVERSEAS GROUP NEWS
Stephen Compton becomes OG
Desktop audits – the future of BAR
DCPC course gets drivers smart on smart
Virtual BAR Area meetings.
Find out the latest.
applied to join the BAR.
Home and away
Just a snippet…
• Chudley International joins Fox Group
• Clean air zones and Direct Vision
Standard delayed to 2021
• Minters celebrates 100 years of
moving in Kent
• Dynamic hard shoulders scrapped
for smart motorways
• Britannia Lanes delivers food
parcels to shield the vulnerable
• Michelin guidance on maintaining
parked up fleets
Industry veteran Bob Tree retires.
Keeping the wheels
turning during lockdown
“‘Normal’ will involve being disciplined,
assertive, pleasant and understanding all
at the same time. Goodwill from all parties
will no doubt be crucial from now on, and
hopefully mover and customer will be able
to take a more compassionate view of
Chris Smallwood, Managing Director,
Britannia Anchor Removals
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