Author: Power Shift

Practicalities of Running A Trucking Company

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to run a successful trucking company then you should find this post extremely interesting. Trucking companies account for a big part of the UK’s economy, with thousands of trucks transporting goods across the country everyday. Below are the key things required in order to run a successful trucking company. Getting trucks The most obvious thing that’s required in order to run a trucking company is the trucks themselves. There are many decisions to make where this is concerned. Do you buy new or used? Buy or lease? When it comes to buying or...

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Working as an Uber Driver

Uber is a company that’s seen incredible growth over the last few years. Although it remains most popular in the United States – the country where it was founded; it has expanded to several other European countries, including the UK. If you live in the UK and want to become an Uber driver then you should find the information in this post extremely useful. Before covering the insurance requirements for Uber drivers in the UK, let’s first look at the requirements for working as an Uber driver.  Requirements In order to become an Uber driver, you need to meet the...

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Tesco Fined Over Accounting Scandal

Following investigations started by the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Conduct Authority in 2014 into the Tesco accounting scandal, the UK’s largest retailer has been ordered to pay £235m to settle the enquiry. Requiring final court approval, a fine of £129m has also been issued as part of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA). A trading statement by the retailer on 29 August 2014 had resulted in the loss of around £85m to investors, a figure which Tesco have agreed to pay back in a deal struck with the FCA. The remaining amount encompasses the legal costs associated with the...

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Keys to Running a Successful Courier Business

Online shopping has become huge over the last 10-15 years and is growing more and more each year. The introduction of smartphones and the explosion in popularity of tablets since the iPad was first released have both had a huge impact on the popularity of online shopping too. For this reason, courier firms are now busier than ever. If you’ve ever thought about starting your own courier business then below are some tips in order to give you the best chance of success. Know the business One of the first things to know about the courier industry is that...

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