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March

FPB welcomes Budget measures on tax and finance
21 March, 2012

The Forum of Private Business has welcomed the measures on tax and finance in today's Budget statement, but insists the smallest firms must benefit from new National Loan Guarantee and Business Finance Partnership schemes

 

JTI stunned by fourth big tobacco tax increase since 2010
21 March, 2012

The Government's Budget announcement of an 8% rise in tobacco duty, despite recent data from JTI warning that one in every four cigarettes smoked in the UK is not taxed, has stunned the tobacco manufacturer.

Transglobal triumphs at Yorkshire Fastest 50 awards
20 March, 2012

Fuel supplier Transglobal Fuels emerged as the Fastest Growing Large Business and Overall Fastest Growing Business at the 2012 Yorkshire Fastest 50 Awards, organised and sponsored by top 100 UK law firm Ward Hadaway in association with the Yorkshire Post.

Retailers urged to attend Forecourt Live sessions at the NEC
20 March, 2012

RMIP chairman Brian Madderson will be at the centre of the action on the Forecourt Live area at next week's Fuel and Forecourt Equipment Show at the Birmingham NEC.

ATM stolen from Kent forecourt
19 March, 2012

Police from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are investigating the theft of an ATM from outside a Murco forecourt in Whitstable.

New road blights forecourt
19 March, 2012

A Nottinghamshire forecourt retailer has warned that a lack of signs on a new road which bypasses his site is causing motorists to run out of fuel.

Raid on Hertforshire forecourt
19 March, 2012

Thieves broke into a BP forecourt in Buntingford, Hertfordshire and made off with thousands of pounds worth of tobacco, alcohol and cash.

Police forces clampdown on illegal number plates
19 March, 2012

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police have joined forces for a new operation which aims to tackle misrepresented number plates displayed on vehicles using the counties’ roads.

Impact of relaxed Sunday Trading laws on local shops will dwarf benefits
19 March, 2012

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has hit back at the government’s plans to extend Sunday trading during the Olympics period over the Summer.

Asda launches fuel price comparison website
19 March, 2012
Asda has launched a new petrol price comparison site powered by independent price checker www.PetrolPrices.com, to enable drivers across the UK to find the lowest-priced fuel before they fill up.

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?