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LEGAL: Prospect of plain-clothes police on licensed premises

2021-04-06T13:36:00+01:00By Robert Botkai, partner Winckworth Sherwood

Our ‘legal doctor’ Robert Botkai discusses the call to have plain-clothes police officers in licensed premises to help protect women

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SECURITY: Be extra vigilant to prevent forecourt crime

2021-04-05T13:56:00+01:00By Kevin Eastwood, executive director, BOSS

Back in 1991, when BOSS was established, driving off from the pump without paying dominated forecourt crime.

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SERVICE CENTRE: Problems with newspaper vouchers and smelly smokers

2021-04-05T13:45:00+01:00By Jac Roper

Jac Roper looks at how a newspaper voucher returns envelope problem gets resolved; plus advice on how to deal with a smelly smoker

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E10 PETROL: The introduction of E10 and your wider forecourt strategy

2021-03-08T15:37:00+00:00By Mark Griffiths, head of business development, Adler and Allan

Mark Griffiths, head of business development, Adler and Allan, supplier of environmental risk services, explains the maintenance impact of E10, and how the grade changes could affect your wider site operation.

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SHOP TALK: March 14 - the Mother of all occasions

2021-03-08T12:42:00+00:00By Tracy West, retail commentator

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to Mother’s Day, which this year falls on Sunday March 14.

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MONEY TALK: The big boys in the playground

2021-03-01T16:09:00+00:00By Jan Mikula, EKW Group

Naturally, the business and financial news in most of the media has continued to be dominated by Covid.

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SERVICE CENTRE: An unhappy fuel supply ending

2021-03-01T15:57:00+00:00By Jac Roper

An unhappy fuel supply ending for Glasgow-based retailer

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​ COMMENT: Green ambitions – the future of forecourts in the race to 2030

2021-03-01T15:38:00+00:00By Daniel Cook, partner and Mark Frostick, senior associate, Rapleys

As Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s pandemic Budget edges closer (March 3) there is considerable debate over how the government will proceed with its mantra to ‘build back better and greener’.

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COMMENT: The dawn for EVs is near, the time to prepare is now

2021-02-22T10:37:00+00:00By Oliver Shaw, CEO, Kalibrate

In November, the UK government announced it will ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030 as part of its 10-point plan for a green ‘industrial revolution’.

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SHOP TALK: Orange juices up chocolate sales

2021-02-22T10:26:00+00:00By Tracy West, retail commentator

Some of you may have heard of the Netflix series ‘Orange is the New Black’, the title of which plays on the fact that the drama is set in a women’s prison in the US, where all the inmates wear bright orange jumpsuits.