Finance & Costs

Brexit and the Moving sector: where are we now?

Brexit and the Moving sector: where are we now?
Ray Inskip, February 28, 2020

I have spent more than 12 years operating within the global moving field, and throughout this time I have had the pleasure of speaking frequently with removals industry leaders and specialists as part of my current role as Head of Global Moving Services at Alchemy, the sector’s most historic talent and consultancy firm. Of course, in recent years, the number one topic of conversation within moving has been Brexit - the are discussions are continuing as we in the UK embark on what is known as the ‘transitional period’ following leaving the EU. In my blog this month, I am opening the dialogue on what this political shift could mean for the moving industry according to my moving and relocation sector contacts...

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Do you need to hire a professional moving company?

Do you need to hire a professional moving company?
Mourelle Josiah-Wong, May 30, 2019

So you’ve decided that you need to move... The logistics involved with itemising, packing and moving everything from A to B is arguably one of life’s top stresses. Is this process realistically something that you can or want to do alone? This is the first of many questions that you will have to ask yourself at the outset of your decision to carry out a move.

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Affordable Removals

Affordable Removals
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, February 22, 2016

Affordable removals are widely sought after due to an already very expensive property market. There have, however, been multiple complaints and horrendous experiences of damage and even theft as a result of using non British Association of Removers (BAR) accredited ‘man with a van’ companies. There needs to be a balance between the affordable and the reliable.

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The Cost of Moving House

The Cost of Moving House
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, June 30, 2015

Moving house can be a costly business, but how much exactly should you pay? It can be a difficult compromise to make between the cost and quality of the removal experience. Removal companies that offer incredibly low cash-only prices could be fraudulent and the DIY approach of hiring a van could lead to damage of furniture, household items and even yourself with only yourself responsible.

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