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February

Gilbarco appoints new MD
17 February, 2011

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has promoted Dave Coombe to UK & Ireland managing director following his success in driving operational and process improvements as well as leading the successful integration of the Autotank acquisition.

Fuels of the future in focus during ACS Summit11 at IFFE
17 February, 2011

The Association of Convenience Store's annual Summit conference will run alongside IFFE this year and features a one-hour breakout session focusing on Fuels of the Future.

Fuel tax policy damaging forecourt and haulage industry
14 February, 2011

The Government’s current fuel tax policies could directly result in the Treasury missing out on up to £1.2 billion tax revenue as well as jeopardising the UK’s important and petrol forecourt and haulage industries, according to RMI Petrol.

Scotland’s retailers urged to prepare for new tobacco register
10 February, 2011

Tobacco retailers in Scotland are being urged to register to sell cigarettes as there are now only 50 days until the introduction of new rules for Scotland’s tobacco retailers. New legislation designed to make cigarettes less available to under 18s will take effect on October 1.

Rural Shops Alliance at Summit11
10 February, 2011

ACS has teamed up with the Rural Shops Alliance as part of a special 'Big Brands or Fine Foods' session at Summit11.

ACS delivers Budget advice on local shops to the Chancellor
10 February, 2011

The Association of Convenience Stores has set out a series of specific policy recommendations that Chancellor George Osborne can deliver for local shops in his Budget next month. ACS also reacted to the commitments made by banks following negotiations with Government about new funding for business lending.

Survey shows grants will encourage motorists to buy electric vehicles
10 February, 2011

A month since the launch of the Plug-in Car Grants, new research from leading green car guide, TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has found that 40 per cent of people think that the grants worth up to £5,000 will be enough

Radio 4 listeners told not to blame "poor fuel retailers"
10 February, 2011

Radio 4 listeners were told emphatically this week not to blame the “poor fuel retailers” for high prices at the pumps, as RMI Petrol chairman Brian Madderson took to the airwaves once again on

Fuel duty stabiliser ‘not that complicated’, says FSB
10 February, 2011

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has published a report that aims to dispel myths that a fuel duty stabiliser would be too complicated and expensive to implement.

Fuel duty campaign heads for Downing Street
10 February, 2011

The campaign to scrap the fuel duty rise planned for April 1 gained momentum this week when TV presenter Quentin Willson delivered a personal letter to the Chancellor seeking the cancellation

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?