With rising household consumption said to be driving the UK's recovery, no fuel duty rises in sight, and the possibility of improved cashflow through EPSS, are you feeling optimistic about 2014?
The makers of the new canopies for two Sainsbury’s forecourts are claiming a world first in that the forecourt roof not only contains photovoltaic (PV) glass to generate electricity but is also transparent.
Changes to the business rates regime and the widely expected freeze on fuel duty announced in the Chancellor’s autumn statement, have been welcomed by the PRA’s parent body RMI.
Almost 30 tonnes of toxic waste have been recovered after the discovery of a diesel laundering plant in South Armagh by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on December 4.
Police in Manchester have released CCTV footage of a man they want to question about a racially motivated crime at a service station.
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Pickering, just south of the North Yorkshire moors, is probably equidistant between Whitby, York, Thirsk and Scarborough. My target is the B&M Harland service station, because it is the first to sell Spar-branded fuels.
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I must congratulate Tony Barlow, who runs the Mount Service Station in Shrewsbury, for employing such an observant cashier named Robert Fox. Robert works for Tony during the week and for another business, called Claremont News, on a Sunday. On Tony's urging, Robert sent me an email entitled 'Torex/Micros Iridium vs Supernews anomaly' as both businesses use Torex epos systems.
The scam email problem is so common that it's almost become a cliché. You receive an email from some individual in a far-flung country, offering a sizeable chunk of their 'lottery winnings'. All you need to do is give them a bit of help to get the money into the UK, and to do so, they just need your bank details. It's an oldie-but-goodie, although that doesn't stop the scammers from trying variations on it even now. But some more recent attempts have been a bit more subtle, and not so immediately recognisable for what they are.
My morning routine starts around 6.30am when I wake up for morning prayers and a brisk walk round the park but it's recently been too cold so I jump back into bed straight after prayers. However, when I do go for a walk it does mean I have an hour to reflect on personal progress and also plan the day ahead. I then get ready for work and another day brimming with challenges. At work I constantly get ribbed for wearing a suit and tie but I like to take care over what I wear. Having recently shed nearly three stone, I have enjoyed wearing some of my vintage attire from days gone by, as well as shopping for a new wardrobe. As the saying goes: 'People who feel good about themselves produce good results'.