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February

PRA stages forum in Belfast

The PRA’s next Regional Forum is being held in Belfast on Thursday 21 March.

New drink-drive campaign

A £50,000 pint of beer was unveiled in London today as part of the Government's latest Think! campaign highlighting the consequences of a drink-drive conviction.

Funding to encourage electric vehicle fleets

Energy Saving Trust (EST) is looking to boost the take-up of electric vehicles with the announcement it will be offering 100 organisations in England a free analysis of their fleets to see if and how electric vehicles will work for them.

Fuel discount deal for RHA and FTA members

Discounted fuel is being made available to members of the Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association through a new joint fuel card from The Fuelcard Company.

Blitz on red tape welcomed

The National Federation Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has welcomed the news that accounting requirements for micro-businesses are to simplified as part of the government’s latest blitz on red tape.

PRA wins emergency planning overhaul

The PRA has won a significant victory in its campaign for the Government to overhaul of the National Emergency Plan – Fuels (NEP–F) scheme.

Roadchef awards £60m contract to Blakemore Wholesale

Roadchef has awarded a contract worth £60m over five year to Blakemore Wholesale.

Grangemouth tanker driver dispute settled

Unite tanker drivers at Scotland’s only oil refinery in Grangemouth have called off industrial action after settling their dispute with BP.

AA gears up for 'unlucky' 13 number plate

The AA says its patrols will be on heightened alert as new cars with the latest 13 number plates begin to roll off the UK’s forecourts after midnight on Thursday, to ensure it is not unlucky 13 for new owners.

Diesel thieves caught in the act

Intruders who siphoned off thousands of pounds worth of diesel from a petrol filling site were caught in the act by police after sudden loss alarms tipped off staff.

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