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Service Centre: Jac Roper celebrates 25 years helping you out

2020-10-05T15:08:00+01:00By Jac Roper

Jac Roper on a rusty pump issue; password problems and cowboy rating firms

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Legal advice: Changes in working practices and what the ‘new norm’ might look like

2020-10-05T14:49:00+01:00By Robert Botkai partner, Winckworth Sherwood

Our ‘legal doctor’ Robert Botkai discusses changes in working practices and what the ‘new norm’ might look like

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Gentle recovery is now under threat

2020-10-05T14:21:00+01:00By Elliot Radley, Argus Media

The gentle recovery in European road fuel markets realised through the summer months has come under threat as a second-wave of Covid-19 grips the continent. 

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Contact with BEIS helps our cause

2020-10-05T14:12:00+01:00By PRA chairman, Brian Madderson

During the pandemic lockdown, PRA was one of the few industry trade associations to be invited to a fortnightly fuel review with the Downstream Oil Industry Forum (DOIF) and have daily contact with the Energy Resilience Unit at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 

Money Talk: Navigating stormy waters

2020-09-07T07:15:00+01:00By EKW Group

It’s probably fair to say that six months ago none of us really believed that as we head into autumn the single topic dominating business in the UK would still be Covid-19 (-whatever happened to “Brexit”?).

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A moment of reflection

2020-08-27T15:34:00+01:00By Robert Botkai, partner, Winckworth Sherwood

As we approach the August Bank Holiday I thought it opportune for a moment of reflection on what has been a momentous few months.

Service Centre: Jac Roper on drive-offs, delivery problems; and crowdfunding success

2020-08-10T16:23:00+01:00By Jac Roper

We, the retailers, are stuck in the middle as police would not take any action and at the same time we cannot get anywhere with DVLA to obtain the car owners’ details. But there is a middle way which has proven very effective in the past.

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Another round of regulation and guidance

2020-08-10T15:12:00+01:00By Robert Botkai, partner, Winckworth Sherwood

We have had such a plethora of regulation and guidance over the last four months, now those living in Leicester have the dubious honour of being subject to The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020.

Money Talk: We’re all still picking up the pieces


Just for a moment, let’s forget the more pessimistic predictions about a ‘second wave’ of Covid-19, and instead look at where business is today.

Forecourt crime is all too familiar

2020-07-06T17:17:00+01:00By Kevin Eastwood, BOSS – executive director

Today forecourt crime is an all too familiar occurrence and our data suggests that the Covid-19 crisis has accelerated the rate at which it is increasing.