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Applegreen teams with Subway

Applegreen, Ireland's leading independent forecourt retailer and Top 50 Indie, has announced a new partnership with Subway. The deal will see new Subway stores open next month in two of Applegreen's key service stations Uckfield in East Sussex, and Gorey in the Republic of Ireland, with more sites due to open later this year.

Money Talk: Don't automatically think you're ready for Real Time

This April will usher in a major change affecting all employers in respect of how they provide employee, pay and deductions information to HMRC. Forget 'once-a-year' payroll reconciliations: from April 6 onwards, employers will need to supply information to HMRC each time they pay their staff either before, or on, the day of payment.

Service Centre: Jac Roper looks at Hassle with fuel cards plus a staff problem of a more unusual nature

Allstars? Nul point more like

A number of Texaco retailers have given 'no stars' to Allstar fuel cards following its migration of all card and IT systems from its previous owner's platforms (Arval) to the new platform (Fleetcor) the weekend before the start of the New Year.

Printers inspire new way to deal with chemicals

Car wash equipment specialist WashTec is pledging to introduce a first to the UK market at the Forecourt Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, on April 14-16.

Fairbanks rolls out Shell's wet-stock management

Fairbanks has implemented a range of wet-stock solutions in more than 1,500 Shell forecourts across 14 countries. Services include statistical inventory reconciliation, intelligent web reporting and real-time data collection and analysis using the Fairbanks ibank device.

David Charman

The snow has gone and the sun is out at last. The car wash suddenly springs into action. I think 2012 was one of the toughest years the car wash industry has known; we had some good times, but my goodness we saw some tough weeks as well. Last year was officially the wettest year on record.

PSD Codax working with Shell on car wash sales

PSD Codax, the developer of token-free control systems for car care equipment, is helping Shell to strengthen control of car wash sales.

Upgrade adds to uses

Franklin Fueling Systems has enhanced the 662 Series Emergency Shut-off Valve to allow full compatibility with petrol, gas/alcohol blends, diesel and biodiesel.

New touchscreen offering is launched by J2

J2 Retail Systems, the manufacturer of PC-based touchscreens and point of sale (POS), has launched a new integrated touchscreen computer.

Washer reduces costs

Wilcomatic will be launching the latest addition to its range of automatic washing equipment at the Forecourt Show at the NEC, Birmingham, on April 14-16.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 20 January 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands132.93141.67128.44
North East131.55139.57126.67
North West132.1066.90140.54127.58
Northern Ireland129.82134.61125.46
South East133.80141.93129.03
South West132.9567.90139.13128.12
West Midlands132.7866.57142.07128.26
Yorkshire & Humber131.9963.90141.14127.34

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