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It is standard practice to pay your removal company in advance. You would obviously be concerned therefore that if your chosen remover suffered financial failure before your moving date, but as a BAR member, we are financially vetted and provide the safety net of an Advance Payment Guarantee scheme.
BAR No. S036
For more than a century The British Association of Removers (BAR) has been promoting excellence in the Removals Industry.
BAR has 500+ members of the UK's leading professional removal and storage companies. They each work to our CTSI-approved Code of Practice. This means that choosing a BAR member will ensure your move goes smoothly. You'll have the peace of mind that comes from using a firm that really knows what it's doing, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you've got someone to turn to.
We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by: Premier House, First Floor, 1-5 Argyle Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AD. Tel: 0333 241 3209 fhio.org www.fhio.org
Britannia was formed in 1981 aiming to provide comprehensive and competitive shipping services for the small to medium sized 'family' removal businesses in the UK and to enable them to compete on equal terms with the larger established specialist businesses mainly centred in London and its environs. Until this point those smaller provincial movers wishing to offer shipping services to their customers were usually obliged to subcontract their shipments to the London based services of their 'competitors' for onward bulk consolidation at generally dictated rates.
Quality Service Standard Limited. QSS is a UKAS accredited certification body providing cost-effective auditing and certification services on a range of quality standards, specialising in the removals, storage and transport industry.
The European Moving Group (EMG) is Europe's leading co-operation of moving companies. Our strength in depth is unrivalled in the European moving business. With just one point of contact, customers can benefit from the combined resources and local experience of over 300 moving companies. For corporate customers relocating executives around Europe, or for private individuals moving to another European country, the EMG can handle all the challenges involved in arranging household moves across Europe.
Registration No. 308220
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is an independent non-governmental body, given statutory powers by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. They are a company limited by guarantee and financed by the financial services industry. The Board sets their overall policy, but day-to-day decisions and management of the staff are the responsibility of the Executive Committee.
The Guild of Mastercraftsman brings together all skilled people engaged in a craft, art, trade, profession or vocation in order to safeguard the interests of craftsmen and the public. They ensure that the minimum qualifications for membership preserve the high standards of The Guild by excluding the unskilled. We publicise these high standards through national and local media, thus creating public awareness of the ideals and aims of The Guild and of its members.