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Thinking of moving to Indonesia?

Explore a taste of Indonesia - Britannia Movers Indonesia has always been a sleeping giant in South East Asia. Social and political instability as well as its vast geography have historically disabled its efforts to take a firm footing on the world economic stage. In recent times consecutive Governments have finally managed to address many of the issues such as corruption and security that had previously deterred overseas investment and a strong physical footprint from Western companies. As a result, Indonesia (like China ... Read more

Emerging markets of the future for expats

According to global economic research carried out by international investment company – Goldman Sachs, the latest batch of developing countries that are quickly growing into economic power houses are Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Poland. Head of Global Economic Research for Goldman Sachs – Jim O’Neill’s original BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have all reached their current peaks of economic growth for the time being after slowing down since the financial crisis struck; and investors since have turned to ... Read more

Best cities for expats to move to in 2016

According to consulting firm Mercers’ 18th Annual study of foreign worker’s overseas lifestyles, which assesses the quality of living conditions in over 440 locations around the world, the following cities are the best cities for expats to move to in 2016. Vienna (Austria) Zurich (Switzerland) Auckland (New Zealand) Munich (Germany) Vancouver (Canada) Dusseldorf (Germany) Frankfurt (Germany) Geneva (Switzerland) Copenhagen (Denmark) Sydney (Australia)   Vienna (Austria) Austria has a thriving economy, stable political system, cultural diversity and beautiful countryside, (not forgetting the popular and ... Read more

Top reasons for moving to Panama

If you are looking for an exotic and adventurous place to move to, that also offers one of the lowest costs of living for expats, then moving to Panama is the best decision you could make. Currently around 1000 British expats live there either full or part-time, while American expats account for over 30% of Panama’s immigrant population of about 190,000 people. Why Panama? 1.       Luxury and Modernity Panama is still a developing country, however it has the fastest growing economy in Latin America, with ... Read more
Welcome to the family

Welcome to the family

27/05/2016 Britannia Harrisons & Rowley would like to announce the arrival of Jim Williams, who joined as General Manager on the 1st February 2016. Jim will be based at Harrison and Rowley’s office in St.Neots, taking over from John Thomson who will sadly be retiring from the business. Jim has over 30 years’ experience of running truck operations from sectors as varied as Waste & Recycling to Wholesale distribution to Parcel delivery to Washroom services; He is married to Karen with one son ... Read more

Britannia Movers announces construction of new head office

Britannia Movers International are delighted to announce that construction of our new head office has begun in Merstham, Surrey. A short hop from our current head office in Croydon, the move is designed to bring Britannia’s hub closer to the M25, improving consolidation of Britannia’s shipping operation. Having spent time designing a more suitable office layout and warehouse specifications, the changes will allow Britannia to serve its customers across all our services in an even more tailored fashion. Merstham in Redhill is part ... Read more
The new Britannia Lanes of Devon

The new Britannia Lanes of Devon

After 23 years Britannia Lanes of Devon have decided to relocate approximately 300 yards from their current position to a prime, main road location that’s still in the Marsh Barton area. Planning permission has been approved now, and Matt Collingborn tells HB that building works are scheduled to start this July, with the plan to open the new site in February 2017. Their new building will be raised by 1 metre as a flood defence against any possible flooding in the area, and ... Read more
Britannia Pink and Jones are moving!

Britannia Pink and Jones are moving!

John Thomson (Former General Manager) is currently project managing the construction of the new site for Britannia Pink & Jones in Kettering. As you can see from the photos that Steve Newman (Pink & Jones Self-store Manager) has provided for HB, the building isn’t too far off completion. Pink & Jones new site covers 2.5 acres with a 10,000 square foot warehouse, which will be divided into 2 sections: 1 half being kitted out with purpose built self-storage units over 4 levels ... Read more

Britannia’s 2016 Conference is nearly here

Britannia Movers is looking forward to our annual conference in Reykjavik, which kicks off at the end of this week on Friday 11th March 2016. Day 1 will start with delegates arriving at The Hilton Reykjavik Nordica throughout the day, where they will be welcomed by the Britannia Hospitality desk and then left to settle into their rooms and socialise with each other before the conference fully gets underway. Later on Day 1, there will be a Welcome Evening where attendees ... Read more
Britannia Movers partners with IFX

Britannia Movers partners with IFX

Britannia Movers is delighted to announce our new partnership with International Foreign Exchange (IFX). As part of our continued commitment to provide the very best services to our customers moving overseas, Britannia has put together an exclusive partnership with IFX offering excellent services and rates for customers wishing to move money internationally. IFX is a well renowned currency exchange company that can provide money transfer options on a global scale with most major currencies. The team at IFX have an enormous amount of industry experience and it’s their ... Read more