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March

Topaz on top ten list of best places to work in Ireland
22 March, 2013

Topaz, Ireland's biggest fuels and convenience retailer has been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland for the sixth year in a row.

Ofgem promises fairer energy market for business customers
22 March, 2013

Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed that it will push ahead with plans to make the energy market fairer for business customers.

PRA welcomes scrapping of duty increase
20 March, 2013

The fuel industry, campaigners and motorists have praised the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the fuel duty increase due in September.

Corsa wrecks Aston Martin on forecourt
20 March, 2013

An Aston Martin DBS has been wrecked by an out-of-control pink Corsa at the Kingshill Esso garage in Swindon.

Citizens Advice attacked over garage report
20 March, 2013

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has refuted a Citizens Advice report suggesting that independent used car dealers and garages are the top cause of consumer complaints.

New guidance on CCTV
20 March, 2013

A new Home Office guide on CCTV in small shops has been launched at an ACS Crime Prevention Forum.

First winner in Topaz promotion
20 March, 2013

Topaz, which claims to be the Irish Republic’s largest fuels and convenience retailer, has announced the first winner of an ‘experience of a lifetime’ in its new Play or Park loyalty game.

Work starts on new M5 services
20 March, 2013

Work has started on the development of a £40m service station on the M5 motorway between junctions 11a and 12 at Brookthorpe in Gloucestershire.

Prices up at auctions
20 March, 2013

The prices of both used cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) sold at auction have increased, according to the latest monthly reports from the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA).

Fairbanks awarded gold status for Investors in People
20 March, 2013

Wet-stock management specialist Fairbanks has been awarded gold status for Investors in People (IIP). The company employs approximately 150 members of staff, most of them based at its headquarters in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.

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?