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PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA warns filling stations may be forced to close as sales dry up

Petrol filling stations could be forced to close because the financial pressures caused by coronavirus will render them unviable, the PRA has warned.

BP company-owned site

BP pledges no redundancies for three months due to coronavirus

BP has made a commitment not to make any staff redundant in the next three months as a part of the cost-cutting measures it is implementing to deal with the coronavirus.

Texaco-branded PFS at Leeds Skelton Lake
Top 50 Indie Jos Richardson & Son is running the Texaco-branded petrol filling station
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Extra MSA opens £64m Leeds Skelton Lake Services on M1

Extra MSA has opened its £64m Leeds Skelton Lake Services at Junction 45 on the M1, two miles east of Leeds City Centre.

Broxbourne Service Station

Broxbourne Service Station lease sold after retirement of owners

The lease of Broxbourne Service Station in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, has been sold in a deal handled by specialist business property adviser Christie & Co.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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“Heavy-handed” officials try to stop c-stores selling Easter eggs

Convenience stores selling Easter eggs are facing interference from “heavy-handed” officials trying to restrict the range of goods they can sell under coronavirus curbs, according to the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

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New £45 limit on contactless payments introduced

From today (1 April) the contactless card payment limit in shops is increasing to £45 as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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Substantial tax savings could be made on a Tesla
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LowCVP highlights tax benefits of zero-emission company cars

New car tax regulations coming into effect this week will make zero-emission and some ultra-low emission company cars far more attractive, according to the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).

CWA chairman Brian Madderson
CWA chairman Brian Madderson
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Green light for automatic car washes but HCW outlawed

Forecourt operators are being advised by the Car Wash Association (CWA) that they can continue to operate automatic car washes and jet washes under the current coronavirus regulations, but hand car washing and other types of valeting have been outlawed.

Applegreen branding on forecourt

Applegreen boss confident of achieving long-term growth

The chief executive of Applegreen has said he is confident the business can achieve long-term growth, despite any uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and revealed how it is affecting the company in the short term.

Dorking BP Service Station

Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Ascona adds forecourt to estate

Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Ascona has added another acquisition to its estate.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 30 March 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands119.01131.46114.46
North East116.33131.57110.86
North West117.71131.66113.21
Northern Ireland113.94120.90108.13
South East120.0368.90132.46116.19
South West118.30130.34113.27
West Midlands118.8857.90135.85114.78
Yorkshire & Humber117.69131.84113.09

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