No rest for the workers

Christmas has never been a great time of the year to sell cars but the week after can be a retail frenzy. Lots of high street sales, lots of bored families out and about and your end of year targets...

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After seven straight days of WikiLeaks nobody should be surprised by the global power of the internet. But here’s a cautionary tale from rather closer to home. What can you do if somebody is...

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No surprise that this week’s Arctic weather conditions have sparked off a major debate about the pros and cons of so-called winter tyres. A claim by Philip Hammond, the Transport Secretary, that...

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Some anxious shuffling on bums on seats during the after-dinner speech by broadcaster, John Humphrys, at the SMMT dinner last week. This probably wasn’t the best venue to start discussing Tony...

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Auto retailers of a certain age will recall the days when no business plan would be approved unless it assumed an overhead absorption of at least 100%. In essence, the workshop was paying the fixed...

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An unexplained sense of nostalgia as I read this week that Voyager Group, the holding company for Richard Branson’s Virgin empire, has finally dissolved Virgin Cars. You remember it, I’m...

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