Specialist Removals

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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Broomfield Hospital Christmas Toy Run 2019

Broomfield Hospital Christmas Toy Run 2019
Steve Maples, December 18, 2019

So, a little about me… I have worked in the Moving & Relocation sector as both an International Surveyor for Household Goods Moving, and a Recruiter with a career spanning over 10 years in talent. Having been on both sides of the fence, I’m currently a Specialist International Recruitment Consultant recruiting for the Moving sector and making the most of my previous contacts and connections in the industry. If you have an interest in removals, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-maples/

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The 57th Annual IAM Conference – My Experience

The 57th Annual IAM Conference – My Experience
Ray Inskip, November 1, 2019

Our Arrival

This year my colleague Steve Maples and I were fortunate enough to attend the 57th Annual IAM convention in Chicago, Illinois. We had an excellent time; it was a great to see old friends within the industry and a fantastic chance to meet some new clients. The Conference was located at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, a mammoth scale venue that was able to accommodate the needs of 3000 attendees, with a constant rotation of free tea, coffees, lunches (and very importantly, bars). Our stay was comfortable and conductive to the building of new business. As an IAM convention veteran, I found the event followed a familiar format.

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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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The Moving Gig Economy Is Growing

The Moving Gig Economy Is Growing
Mourelle Josiah-Wong, April 26, 2019

Instant 24/7 Services

We all love our technology these days – smartphones, tablets and computers are never far out of reach, which of course means that we’re able to get online and contact businesses in a matter of seconds, purchasing all manner of products and services on the go. A great example of this instant service provision is presented by Uber.

We’re all familiar with the company Uber (a worldwide lift sharing company that identified the simple consumer demand of needing to get from A to B). Supplying consumers with the use of an app directly connected to your debit card, you can find Uber drivers in your area that can see your request and will be with you at a scheduled time to take you to your location. Is there a moving industry ‘Uber-equivalent’?

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How Netflix can help you to declutter for a move

How Netflix can help you to declutter for a move
Kerry-Ann Holleyman, March 27, 2019

In January, media streaming platform Netflix was taken by storm with the arrival of reality television series ‘Tidying up with Marie Kondo’. The series focuses on Japanese organising consultant Marie Kondo as she helped families organise and declutter their homes. The series revolutionises the process of tidying and her organisational tips inspire viewers to deep cleanse their home of all their unwanted items. We take a look at how the Marie Kondo method can help you to declutter your home to help you carry out your move as smoothly as possible! 

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