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July

Roadchef extends Cashzone contract
21 July, 2011

Independent ATM provider, Cashzone, has announced an early contract extension to 2017 for providing fully managed ATM services to Roadchef, one of the UK’s ‘big three’ motorway service area operators .

HMRC reminder about student tax
21 July, 2011

HM Revenue & Customs is urging forecourt retailers to remind students that they may not have to pay tax on the money they make from summer jobs.

Brobot praises Turtle Wax-branded car wash delivered direct from IFFE
21 July, 2011

The first Turtle Wax branded Christ rollover car wash in the UK went straight from its launch at the IFFE exhibition to the Jet forecourt at Rockingham Road, Corby in Northamptonshire, owned by Brobot, one of the UK’s top 50 independent forecourt owners.

Cornwall Garage Group signs up 16 sites with Harvest Energy
21 July, 2011

Harvest Energy has announced a five year motor fuel supply and branding agreement with the 16 forecourt Cornwall Garage Group. The Cornwall Group’s sites stretch from the West Country into Sussex, London and the Home Counties and into the Midlands.

Oil companies being left behind in €72 billion European fuel cards business
21 July, 2011

Oil companies need to up their game in the €72 billion European fuel cards market, as independent issuers use innovation to build market share, according to the latest research from Datamonitor.

Grant for electric cars fails to spark interest
21 July, 2011

Just 215 electric cars were bought under a Government scheme to encourage the take-up of green vehicles in its second three months of operation, according to a new report by the RAC Foundation.

MP awards Ashdene community retailing accolade
19 July, 2011

Ashdene Service Station in East Sussex has become the first forecourt in the UK to win the My Shop is Your Shop Gold Award for Community Retailing.

ConocoPhillips to separate retail and production businesses
18 July, 2011

ConocoPhillips’ board of directors has approved pursuing the separation of the company’s Refining & Marketing and Exploration & Production businesses into two stand-alone, publicly traded corporations via a tax-free spin of the refining and marketing business to ConocoPhillips shareholders.

Good-hearted Gohils
15 July, 2011

Forecourt Trader of the Year winners Bhupa and Lata Gohil are supporting two of their local schools with a loyalty voucher scheme similar to the ones run by Tesco and Sainsbury.

Sainsbury’s fuel fiasco
15 July, 2011

Contaminated petrol has caused major problems for customers at two of Sainsbury’s petrol stations in the North East. The incidents happened at Cramlington on June 28 and Durham on July 1.

Amid all the political turmoil, do you feel as prepared as you can be for EU exit on October 31, deal or no deal?