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Road Safety Week 2018

Traders-insurance.com is proud to support Road Safety Week 2018. What is Road Safety Week? Road Safety Week is an annual event to raise awareness of the importance of road safety. The event is organized by road safety charity Brake. Last year's event was a great...

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What to Pack in your Mobile Mechanics Vehicle

When you work as a mobile mechanic you’ve got all the advantages of being out on the road, saving the day for drivers with broken-down vehicles and coming home at the end of the day having done a great job. And because you don’t always know what you’re going to be...

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Security Concerns for your Motor Trade Business

Whether you are a national name or a ‘one man band’ enterprise and whether you sell, lease or repair vehicles as a business, you are all subject to the same issues when it comes to security and safety concerns. Let’s look at what these issues are and what you can do...

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How To Market Yourself as a Reliable Part Time Trader

Setting yourself up as a successful part time trader means more than just ticking the relevant boxes in terms of having the right part time motor trade insurance; it also means getting out there and marketing yourself in the right manner. If you want to be taken...

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How To Get Your First Sale as a Part Time Vehicle Trader

So, you’ve decided to set up at a part time trader, and you’ve bought your first car at auction, sorted your part time motor traders insurance (check out our full motor trade insurance guide) , printed your business cards and completed the necessary checks on the...

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How to Find Premises For Your Motor Trade Business

There comes a time when a motor trader has to bite the bullet and start looking for business premises. Whether your current premises don’t work for you anymore, or whether you’re looking for the first time, there are certain things to consider in order to keep you...

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What Does it Take to be a Part Time Motor Trader?

If you have been considering venturing into the motor trade industry, then taking the part-time motor trader route is a great way on which you can get a real taste of the industry without making a full commitment of both your finances and your time. From part time...

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5 Things to Include on Your Motor Trade Website

Having a successful business relies heavily on having a successful online presence these days where most people turn to the internet to find services local to them. Your motor trade website will usually be the first impression potential new customers get of your...

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4 Jobs You Can Do While You Study Part Time

Making the decision to do further study can be a great way to get the qualifications you want to improve your job prospects in your chosen field. For many people however, it simply isn’t possible to devote time to studying full time. Earning at least a small amount of...

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How Old Do You Have to Be to Join the Motor Trade?

Whether you’re a school leaver or a recent graduate, it is likely that you have clicked on this article because you’re looking to join the motor trade. Here, we explain age restrictions, and give you all the information you’ll need to make the decision on whether it...

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Essential Tools for the Mobile Mechanic

If you are thinking about setting up as a mobile mechanic, then there are a few essential things that you will need to consider either purchasing or arranging before you can fully get to work. From qualifications to permits, mobile mechanics insurance to those...

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6 Great Jobs You Can Do Part Time

Many people who work in the motor trade also have part time jobs. In some cases, this is to supplement their income and in other cases an enthusiasm for fixing cars or bikes spills over into their spare time. Conversely, some desire to work within the motor trade but...

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4 Career Paths to Consider If You’ve Got a Conviction

There are career opportunities available to you even if you have received a conviction, but the likelihood is that you feel anxious about admitting to these previous convictions due to what it might mean for your job prospects. The good news is that many employers are...

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Road Safety Week 2017

Traders-Insurance.com motor trade insurance is proud to support Road Safety Week 2017. Road Safety Week is run by road safety charity, Brake and aims to raise awareness in the community about the importance of road safety as well as providing useful tips on how to be...

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Top 5 tech must haves for savvy mobile mechanics

Becoming a mobile mechanic is an exciting career move. It may be your first foray into working for yourself, in which case you'll have a lot to think about.  You'll focus on getting your equipment in order, advertising your services as well as learning how to do the...

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Why starting young in the motor trade isn’t a mistake

As youth unemployment continues to prove problematic to under 25s in the UK, young people are searching for ways to make their own money. Starting up a motor trade business at a young age can seem daunting and comes with a whole set of challenges but where successful,...

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Getting Motor Trade Insurance With Convictions

If you have a conviction then you might have found that getting motor trade insurance at a good rate to be a challenge. The good news is that there are specialist providers of motor trade insurance for convicted drivers who can offer cover at a reasonable price. Do...

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