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Johnson’s no-deal threat ‘further cause for concern’ for UK auto industry, says GlobalData

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Ahead of the trade negotiations between the UK and EU next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to walk away from the table if political and legal sovereignty conditions are not met.A statement from Downing Street said: “The UK’s primary objective in the negotiations is to ensure we restore our economic and political independence on 1 January 2021.“Our overriding objective in the negotiations is by 1 January to have taken back control and we won’t agree to anything that does... Read the full story

A Better You Without Insane Diets!

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The last of its kind Rameder supplies towbar for the Lada Niva 4x4 evergreen

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One by one, it has seen so many of its rivals go into (well-deserved) retirement. The original Mercedes G-Class and the Land Rover Defender are notable examples - two legends that are no longer in production. But there is one off-road vehicle – dating from before SUV was even a term – which is still far from retirement: The Lada Niva 4x4. The four-wheel-drive vehicle with its characteristic shape is still in production and is even getting an interior facelift this year. Rameder, Europe's... Read the full story

A.F. Blakemore Supplier Event Attracts Record Number of Attendees as Company Discusses Investment, Collaboration and Opportunity

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A.F. Blakemore welcomed more than 300 attendees to its annual Supplier Conference as the company celebrated a successful year of new business, acquisitions and growth before focusing on opportunities for suppliers across the group over the coming years.Group Commercial Managing Director Jerry Marwood detailed the successes that the group achieved over the previous 12 months, including record inbound store recruitment across its SPAR estate and the addition of SOHO Coffee Co. and Bistrot Pierr... Read the full story

Creative Retail Awards’ EuroShop 2020 Best Stand Award winner announced

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The Creative Retail Awards, the dynamic and exciting annual event designed to recognise and reward innovation and excellence in retail design, is proud to announce the winner of the Creative Retail Awards EuroShop Best Stand 2020.Over 2000 EuroShop exhibitors were automatically entered into the competition which took place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 16 - 20 February.  Representatives from the Awards organisers explored the halls of EuroShop to discover stands that excelled the set criteria... Read the full story

Applications now open for ABP’s Graduate Training Programme 2020

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Today, Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, has opened applications for its popular Graduate Training Programme, which is looking to attract the brightest new talent to join the maritime and logistics sector.Starting in 2020, our two-year Graduate Training Programme is designed to give Graduates a 360-degree view of the company, providing them with the skills and experience needed to become a future leader.Jozef Ochwat, Port Management Graduate,... Read the full story

Two Lancashire filling stations sold by Christie & Co

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Specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co has completed on the sale of Walverden Service Station in Nelson, Lancashire and Woodland BP Service Station in Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire to an expanding corporate operator.Both sites occupy prime positions on busy main roads close to the centre of their respective communities, and trade under the BP banner, offering both fuel and convenience items. Both sites also benefit from an on-site hand car wash and a free-to-use ATM, whilst Wood... Read the full story