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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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Getting the Right Cover as a Part Time Trader

If you work as a part time trader then getting the right part time traders policy is key. Below is a guide that covers everything you need to know. Types of motor trade cover Road risks - Road risk insurance is the minimum level of cover you'll need to work as a part...

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A Guide to Working as a Mobile Mechanic

If you have experience working as a mechanic then you might have considered setting up on your own as a mobile mechanic. Below is a guide to help you out that covers everything from getting your own vehicle to getting the right mobile mechanics insurance.  Getting...

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Young Motor Traders FAQs

Will I be able to get insurance at a reasonable rate? Yes. It's understandable if you're a young person and think that motor trade insurance won't be affordable for you but this isn't the case. There are specialist providers of motor trade insurance for under 25s who...

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The Best Type of Motor Trade Insurance For Your Business

When it comes to motor trade insurance, there is no one policy to fit all types of businesses. This is because there are such a large number of jobs in the motor trade that what is suitable for one business might not be for another. Below is a guide to some of the...

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The technology behind self-driving cars

At traders-insurance.com motor trade insurance we find some interesting motor trade related stories and to many people, the idea of self-driving cars seems strange. With something as complex as driving being taken care of automatically, it can seem like there's too...

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Starting A Motor Trade Business When You’re Under 25

If you're under the age of 25 and looking to start up your own motor trade business then you might be worried that it won't be possible, either because you don't have the experience or cannot get insurance. The truth is that it's certainly possible for younger people...

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How to Get Started Buying & Selling Cars

Buying and selling cars can be a very profitable venture for this who have the right skills and motivation. If you've considered buying and selling cars but don't know where to start then you should find the information below very useful. Do you need a premises? If...

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