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As a motor trader you probably have a list as long as your arm of cars that you’ve always wanted to drive. However, unless you are extremely lucky and a customer brings one in it’s highly unlikely this will ever happen! (more…)

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Are you already fed up with the winter weather here in the UK? If so, it’s likely you have thought about planning a trip to take advantage of the last rays of sunshine in Spain, Italy or the south of France. (more…)

Driving Simulators Provide Training for Motorists

Image of lorry in snowAs you know, technology is advancing day-by-day and almost everything you do involves using it. Fleet managers often find it difficult to fulfil their staff training duties and if they do want to train their staff it is often quite costly. Up until now fleet owners have had two options when it comes to driver training: either paying £200,000 for a simulator of their own, or paying over £1,000 to hire the simulator for the day. The brand new third option could therefore benefit many fleet owners, managers and drivers and won’t cost half as much. These new training methods are just one of the reasons why fleets are likely to change dramatically in the future(more…)

Top tips for Setting up a Courier Business

Image of van drivingSetting up a courier company is a fantastic idea as internet shopping is becoming more and more popular and deliveries are booming. A few years ago you would have to wait around all day for a parcel if you wanted a receipt but nowadays it is the customer’s choice as to where and when the parcel is delivered. Courier companies are becoming more and more reliable and with most companies you can track where your parcel is and when it will turn up. Whether you have years of experience in the industry or just fancy doing something different here are some top tips to help you when setting up a courier company. (more…)

Making Your Failing Pub Successful

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The pub industry has been hit hard over the past few years due to huge chains and supermarkets selling cheap alcohol. Pubs all around the country are being affected by large chains such as Wetherspoons due to the prices of their drinks. The British Beer & Pub Association has said that every week in Britain 52 pubs are closing their doors for the last time. Statistics have also shown that since 2002 the cost of a pint has increased by £1.21 and in 1982 there was a total of 67,800 pubs in the UK whereas now there are only 48, 006. If you are one of the many pub landlords that are worrying about their businesses then make sure you try our top tips to keep your pub successful… (more…)

DVLA criticised over Website Failures

Image of binaryOver the past few weeks QuoteSearcher has been providing updates on the abolishment of the tax disc, and this Wednesday the change officially went live. However, much like the rest of the government’s new scheme, the changeover did not go without a hitch as the DVLA website crashed due to the amount of users trying to buy tax online. Both motorists and motor traders have complained that in the run up to the tax disc abolishment the DVLA failed to supply enough information, which means it is no surprise that there was a surge of visitors to the website on October 1st. (more…)