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RMI welcomes confirmation of fuel duty freeze
05 December, 2013

Changes to the business rates regime and the widely expected freeze on fuel duty announced in the Chancellor’s autumn statement, have been welcomed by the PRA’s parent body RMI.

Merril Boulton: Signs of a lively and prosperous 2014
04 December, 2013

We may be hurtling towards the end of the year, but there's no sign yet of a quiet night in by the Christmas tree for the likes of Brian Madderson, and the industry's new best friend Alan Powell, the tax expert who is described as having successfully challenged the government on a number of contentious issues.

Treasury minister to hold talks with PRA
04 December, 2013

Nearly two and a half years after major problems regarding vapour recovery were first raised with the Government and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), a Treasury minister has finally agreed to meet representatives of the PRA.

Jet offers customers chance to win fuel worth £5,000
04 December, 2013

Jet has unveiled the first of a raft of initiatives to celebrate the brand's 60th anniversary in 2014. From Monday, November 25 until Friday December 20, hundreds of Jet forecourts nationwide will participate in Jet's 1954 Free Prize Draw.

Application over rebate hits a delay
04 December, 2013

The Government's application to extend its fuel duty rebate scheme has been delayed and will not be submitted until next year, the minister responsible has admitted to the House of Commons.

PRA warning over changes to packaging
04 December, 2013

The PRA has called on the Government to consider carefully the potential impact on retailers of standardised packaging for tobacco.

Asda plans standalone sites
04 December, 2013

Asda is aiming to have 100 standalone filling stations by 2018.

Cost pressure is rising says ACS
04 December, 2013

Damaging retail cost increases were the focus of the annual Heart of the Community Conference organised by the Association of Convenience Stores, attended by more than 150 forecourt and convenience retailers.

in brief
04 December, 2013

MP calls for cut in duty

£300,000 investment in Blakemore Retail site
04 December, 2013

A Shropshire forecourt store has been re-launched after a £300,000 makeover that almost doubled its size.

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?