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March

Cameron announces study into private sector models for national road network
19 March, 2012

A study into easing congestion on Britain's roads through private invesment in the national network is to be undertaken by the Department for Transport and Treasury. The announcement was made by Prime Minister David Cameron, who said innovative approaches to the funding of our national roads was needed. 

Euro Garages founders win Asian business award
16 March, 2012

Forecourt Trader of the Year winners Mohsin and Zuber Issa have been named entrepreneurs of the year at the first English Asian Business Awards.

Murco saves time and money with 3G technology
16 March, 2012

Murco Petroleum is benefiting from an advanced secure payment back-up service ensuring complete connectivity across all of its forecourts in the UK.

Brookfield Group shines in convenience awards
16 March, 2012

Top 50 Indie, the Batley-based Brookfield group, shone at last night’s Convenience Retail Awards, organised by Forecourt Trader sister publications The Grocer and Convenience Store.

Duns Service Station wins Jet national award for standards and service
16 March, 2012

Duns Service Station in Scotland has been named winner of Jet’s annual ‘Aim4success’ awards, which recognise dealers’ commitment to providing high levels of service, safety, training and communication.

Cameron and Obama's talk of releasing oil reserves is more “smoke and mirrors”, says RMI Petrol
16 March, 2012

RMI Petrol has branded the news that David Cameron and Barack Obama are discussing plans to force down the price of fuel by releasing reserves of oil to boost global supply as more “smoke and mirrors” ahead of the budget next week.

Government considers plans to catch uninsured drivers using forecourt cctv
16 March, 2012

The government is considering plans to cut off uninsured drivers’ petrol supply by linking information using automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) at forecourts.

Scottish fuel distributor Gleaner Oils up for sale
14 March, 2012

Family-run Scottish fuel distributor Gleaner Oils has been put up for sale by its owners, who want to retire from the business.

Murco names new senior management team
12 March, 2012

Murco Petroleum has announced four senior management appointments within its retail operations, filling the personnel gaps left by Jeremy Clarke and Jim Mulheran’s move to Motor Fuel Group at the end of December.

Motor Fuel Group switches to commission operators
12 March, 2012

Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is changing its mode of forecourt operation from direct managed to commission operator.

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