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July

Police tackle forecourt crime in Darlington

Police in Darlington have joined forces with the British Oil Security Syndicate (BOSS) and independent retailers to introduce Forecourt Watch in the County Durham town.

Fuel prices – July 26, 2012

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Jet campaign offers discounts on sports activities

Motorists will be able to take advantage of a number of sports and fitness experiences, thanks to a new fuel and shop promotion from Jet.

C-store sales predicted to soar by nearly 30% in the next five years

Convenience store sales are set to soar by nearly a third to £44bn in the next five years, according to the latest research published today by IGD. The research forecasts a 29% increase from the current value of £34bn, with the average annual growth rate for the convenience sector set to be 5.1% between now and 2017.

Energy Saving Trust heads to Northumberland to help businesses cut fuel costs

The Energy Saving Trust has arrived in Northumberland to help businesses shave up to 15 per cent off their fuel bills as rising fuel costs become a major headache for drivers across the North East.

London cabbies slash a quarter off their fuel bill

The Energy Saving Trust has helped taxi and private hire drivers to drive more efficiently through Smarter Driving training, giving them the skills to save up to £500 per year on fuel.

Greenergy buys the Petroplus Teesside facility

Greenergy, the UK’s leading supplier of petrol and diesel, has purchased assets at the former Petroplus facility in Teesside from the joint administrators of Petroplus Refining Teesside Ltd, PwC. 

Forum makes first step towards improving safety for tanker drivers

The first meeting of the reconvened UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (UKDODF) has been held in London today as part of proposals agreed between Unite the union and haulage company employers in April.

Tesco promo offers fuel at 2008 prices

Tesco has launched an unprecedented promotion that offers motorists a saving of up to 50ppl on the forecourt.

Sunday sales hit by extended hours for supermarkets

Retailers are already seeing a slump in shop sales following the supermarkets’ extended opening hours on Sundays for eight weeks during the Olympics.

As ESSO and BP join Shell and Gulf in launching new loyalty programmes this year, are such schemes a key tool for businesses today?