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Sturgeon’s forecourt flourish is under fire

First Minister’s move to bring petrol and diesel deadline forward criticised by Petrol Retailers Association

Cautious praise for government

THE Petrol Retailers Association has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that it will ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. The …

Charged issue for forecourts

THE Petrol Retailers Association has raised concerns over UK Government plans that would compel large retailers and motorway service areas to install electric …

Interesting times

Oil prices are down, environmental concerns are up, and Tesco could be on the verge of radically reshaping the independent forecourt market. To help make sense …

Omens bad for prices

PETROL prices look set to rise high in 2017, the Petrol Retailers Association warns. The PRA says Brent Crude has already risen to over USD57/barrel and a rise …

Tackle forecourt crime

FORECOURT crime will be the focus of much of the Petrol Retailers Association’s work in 2017, particularly around the operation of hand car washes. Speaking …

Concerns over fuel proposals

PRA and Certas Energy voice worries over Westminster plans to introduce ‘green petrol’ THE Petrol Retailers Association has written to Parliamentary under …

Stay safe on the forecourt

THE Petrol Retailers Association has joined forces with the Safety Pass Alliance to offer a new online training programme for all forecourt operators and their …

Fuel prices moving up

BRITAIN’S filling stations are doing everything in their power to hold down pump prices as the summer approaches but costs are increasing, says the Petrol …

Pound or less

WITH supermarkets and some others slashing rates below £1 per litre, independent retailers are asking how long the situation can continue. Brian Madderson, …

Defying reality

MAINSTREAM media reports have repeatedly told motorists that fuel prices will slump and some supermarkets have slashed rates to less than £1 a litre but the …

Calling for clarity

Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association, discusses the issue of fair fuel pricing across the supply chain. Fuel prices have made plenty …

Bound by duty

NOTHING is certain but uncertainty in the world of fuel retailing. While oil prices, following a fairly tumultuous period, appear to have stabilised, the UK …

Falling prices keep the pressure on

As the price of oil continues to tumble John McNee talks to Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association, about the impact on independent …

2014 – a historic turning point?

CHAIRMAN of the Petrol Retailers Association Brian Madderson has suggested that 2014 may come to be viewed as a “watershed year” for the independent …

BRC hails ruling on card fees

BRITISH Retail Consortium members have welcomed the decision by European lawmakers to cap the cost of processing debit and credit card payments. The issue has …