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Fuel prices - March 28, 2012
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Declining safety standards at heart of dispute, claims tanker driver blog
30 March, 2012

A tanker driver's blog has put declining safety standards and working conditions firmly at the heart of the dispute between Unite and tanker driver employers. 

No Easter strikes, confirms tanker driver union Unite
30 March, 2012

Unite has ruled out Easter strike action by tanker drivers in a bid to focus on talks. The announcement came as the union confirmed it was ready to start substantive talks through Acas as soon as possible.

Fuel volume up 376% on some grades
30 March, 2012

Motorists have pushed up fuel demand rapidly over just four days to yesterday’s unsustainable levels, according to RMI Petrol.

Jos Richardson & Son open fifth forecourt
29 March, 2012

Goole-based family business Jos Richardson & Son has re-opened Longs Corner Service Station in Howden, Yorkshire, bringing its network of sites up to five.

Local shops call on MPs and peers to oppose Sunday Trading Bill
29 March, 2012

Local shops are calling on MPs and Peers to oppose legislation introduced to remove Sunday Trading restrictions across England and Wales this summer.

Chaos continues as motorists flock to forecourts
29 March, 2012

Chaos on Britain’s forecourts has continued today as motorists followed confusing advice issued by government ministers to keep their tanks topped up, with one even suggesting using jerry cans.

RMI Petrol slams government for “lack of engagement” over risk to energy resilience
28 March, 2012

RMI Petrol chairman Brian Madderson has spoken out in condemnation of the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) for its “complete lack of engagement with industry” in the lead-up to the Unite ballot results on Monday, which recommended strike action by fuel tanker drivers.

RMI Petrol issues safety alert for fuel deliveries
28 March, 2012

RMI Petrol has issued a guidance note warning that retailers need to undertake a formal risk assessment before permitting access to any new third-party tanker drivers.

Fuel shortages as motorists panic buy at the pumps
27 March, 2012

Retailers are already reporting fuel shortages as motorists start panic-buying in response to tanker drivers voting in favour of a strike yesterday.

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