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November

in brief
01 November, 2010

 

Results of this month's online poll:
01 November, 2010

Are you concerned that half of the refineries in the UK are now up for sale?

Fuel prices - October 27, 2010
01 November, 2010
Cut to the quick
01 November, 2010

With colossal job losses in the public sector and cuts in public spending, the government's Spending Review announced by Chancellor George Osborne last month has sent shockwaves through the nation and forecourt operators are unlikely to ride the storm without a struggle.

In the surgery this month – Townstal Road Garage, Dartmouth, Devon
01 November, 2010

GENERAL APPEARANCE: Around a mile from Dartmouth town centre is the Townstal Road Garage. Part of the privately-owned Holliss Filling Stations group, it offers BP fuel and has a Spar shop.

Pay on display
01 November, 2010

The EKW PAYEPeople Annual Forecourt Wages Report 2010

Help and advice from jac roper
01 November, 2010

Vouching for new scheme?

American beauties
01 November, 2010

A contingent of UK fuel and convenience retailers and suppliers visited Atlanta, Georgia, last month and came back with a new word 'petropreneurs'.

Washtec's touchless car wash hits small screen
01 November, 2010

Washtec's AquaJet Touchless car wash hit the small screen last month when Yorkshire-based retailer Innerspace Stations officially launched the machine at its Hull Road forecourt.

Surprising hazards
01 November, 2010

New research by sign contractor XMO Strata has revealed the real source of forecourt hazards, previously thought to be caused by members of the public by things like erratic driving.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?