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Hand holding a set of keys in front of a property Stamp Duty Holiday May Have Six Week Extension

It has been reported that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak is considering extending the stamp duty holiday by a further six weeks. Meaning that the deadline would be mid-May rather than the end of March 2021 as it currently stands. A number of[...]

February 18th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Random Acts of Kindness Day quotation Adding a Little Kindness into House Moving

It may be ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’ but we’d like to add a little kindness into house moving on any day! Burke Bros are pleased to support ‘The Good Shepherd Ministry’ to help tackle food poverty amongst some of the most[...]

February 17th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

PAIMA membership certificate Worldwide Partnerships

After receiving a ‘Star Award Certificate’ from PAIMA for participation in the 2019-2020 Tonnage Award Program at the end of last year, after many incredibly busy months, we’re delighted to have renewed our membership to the organisation and continue to be[...]

February 10th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Couple walking through overland track in Tasmania Tasmanian Skilled Migration Program Update

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has announced that, from last week, the Tasmania Skilled Migration program has re-opened to general applications. To ensure that the program best supports Australia’s economic recovery, priority will be given to applications meeting certain criteria. These[...]

February 2nd, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

A document being signed next to keys to a new house Date for MPs to Debate Stamp Duty Holiday Extension

It has now been announced that MPs will debate the Stamp Duty Holiday extension on February 1 (next Monday). Last week saw the announcement that the petition to extend the stamp duty holiday period had garnered enough support for the House of[...]

January 27th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Removals van in snow ready to leave for France. Covid, Brexit, snow…..Burke Bros are keeping it moving

Great to receive this message today from our customers moving from Chepstow to Pouydraguin Gers, France, whose household effects cleared customs this morning: "Hi both I've just had a quick chat to Brendan and he confirmed that they were just leaving port!!! Yay -[...]

January 25th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Corridor of doors in a self storage facility Could Self Storage Help Your Business in the Pandemic?

Space is becoming of increasing value to us as life continues to be disrupted by the pandemic. Employees working from home endeavour to sustain fitting several elements of their life into their homes and where home working isn’t feasible, employers are having[...]

January 22nd, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Six pallet van furniture van before signwriting A Blank Canvas

A quick catch up with SBR Specialist Coachbuilders today and here's our new six pallet furniture van ready for the paint shop to add the blue stripes before signwriting. Looking forward to seeing the finished product in a few weeks and adding[...]

January 20th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Clock, files of coins and house Petition Leads to House of Commons debating Stamp Duty Holiday Extension

After a petition of more than 110,000 signatures was presented to the government in support of extending the stamp duty holiday, the House of Commons have confirmed that there will be a debate held in Parliament. The stamp duty holiday was initially[...]

January 18th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Historic buildings in a French street French Property Market Remains Resilient

A report compiled by the Notaires de France concludes that the French property market has actually remained in good shape despite the pandemic looming large and the associated lockdowns. The report outlines that house prices in the country rose by 4.2%[...]

January 14th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

BAR movers badge Latest Covid-19 Restrictions Update January 4th for Removal Companies

Further to the PM’s announcement of the new Tier 5 restrictions in England, it is confirmed that Moving home is still permissible. The newly published guidelines state that: People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely[...]

January 5th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Opening hours during the festive period Christmas Opening Hours

Here are our opening hours during the festive period. We wish all of our customers, suppliers and worldwide colleagues a very happy and safe Christmas and New Year. 

December 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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