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Can Your Business Diversify?

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In these unprecedented times due to the Corona Virus (Covid-19) many businesses are feeling the sheer impact of social distancing, lockdowns and self-isolation. Many see a very dark future and for those that are not directly affected, are still open to the knock on effects this will have on their own business.The question is, can your business diversify enough to overcome this pandemic? Already pubs that provide bar meals, that are empty are offering their menus with free delivery to locals w... Read the full story

Invisible but important helpers in the corona crisis

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Motor oils and additives are systemically relevant, says Ernst Prost from LIQUI MOLYMarch 2020 – Private transport is restricted in many places; there are significantly fewer cars on the road. Nevertheless, our society cannot function entirely without mobility: Farmers have to cultivate their fields, trucks must supply supermarkets, and emergency services need to be ready for action. “In the long term, this can only be achieved with motor oils and additives,” says Ernst Prost, Managing... Read the full story

Increasing Acceptance of Autonomous Vehicles Uncovers Multi-billion Dollar Opportunities in Mobility Services

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Supported by innovative new business models, autonomous vehicle services market to cross $200 billion by 2030, finds Frost & SullivanSanta Clara, Calif. – March 30, 2020 – With autonomous vehicles (AVs) promising drastically reduced operating expenses and healthy profit margins, there has been a huge inflow of new entrants into the market for autonomous vehicle services. These companies are offering myriad services for AVs, employing innovative new business models that threaten the domina... Read the full story

StreetDrone Publishes Its Autonomous Vehicle Safety Report

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Report makes the case for a more comprehensive safety approach for autonomous vehicles – free to download Oxford, UK, Monday March 30. StreetDrone, the company who make it faster, easier but safer for cities to deploy, learn and scale autonomous urban vehicles, today published a report entitled “Putting Safety First in Autonomous Vehicles” to contribute to the connected & autonomous (CAV) industry safety debate. In particular, the StreetDrone perspective adds to conventional CAV safety... Read the full story

Farm Shop & Deli Award Winners Unveiled

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The winners of the Farm Shop & Deli Awards have been announced; the defining class of 2020, chosen from a prestigious, 51-strong shortlist of UK speciality retailers.  The ceremony was broadcast via social media, following the postponement of the flagship Farm Shop & Deli Show due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Host Nigel Barden paid tribute to the ‘phenomenally high’ quality of finalists, adding: “not only do they patently care about their customers, but the sense of community they’ve ex... Read the full story

DriveTech is offering online essential driver training guide free to help during the COVID-19 pandemic

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As part of DriveTech’s commitment to road safety and to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has made a new online course available free to any business operator where ‘other than normal business drivers’ are being called into essential action.The online course takes around 20 minutes to complete and helps provide a backdrop to why driving for work needs serious focus and is even more important in time of crisis response.The course covers everything in an easy and quick to digest forma... Read the full story

Christie & Co sell well-appointed Broxbourne Forecourt and Convenience Store

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co is pleased to announce the sale of Broxbourne Service Station in Broxbourne, a commuter town in Hertfordshire.Comprising a service station and convenience store, the business benefits from its prominent trading location in a residential area off the busy on the High Road Wormley A117, between Chestnut and Broxbourne, just north of junction 25 of the M25, Greater London.The Premier branded convenience store is well-appointed, with modern fixt... Read the full story