Coronavirus

Britannia Movers International – update on our services

Bulletin dated: 21/12/20 Britannia Movers International – update on our services House Moves are able to continue in Tier 4 We have now received confirmation from our trade body the BAR (British Association of Removers) and the MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government)  that home moves are still permitted under Tier 4 restrictions and that Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work. Please click the link below for more information: www.gov.uk/guidance/tier-4-stay-at-home If you are uncertain about your Tier status you can ... Read more

France suspends all travel from the UK due to new Covid variant

Bulletin dated: 21/12/20 Britannia Movers International – France suspends all travel from the UK due to new Covid variant France has joined Germany and Italy in announcing a complete ban on travel from the UK after a new strain of Covid-19 was discovered. France will ban all road, rail, sea and air travel from the UK for an initial period of 48 hours, while they consult with all other EU countries. If any customers have arrangements for moving to or from Europe to the ... Read more

Britannia Movers International – update on our services in Denmark

Bulletin dated: 10 November 2020 The UK Government has moved swiftly to address any risk of the coronavirus strain discovered in Denmark spreading to British shores. As of 4am GMT Sunday 8th November Freight drivers who are not UK citizens and have been through Denmark in the last fortnight are warned they will be turned away from the British border. Furthermore, all returning drivers who are UK citizens will have to self-isolate for 14 days along with their households. This naturally will have ... Read more

Britannia Movers International – Covid-19 update 2 November 2020

Over the weekend Britannia Movers has been deciphering the Government announcement from Saturday evening and liaising with our trade body the BAR and through them all relevant Government departments. Our clear understanding is that for now Britannia will continue to be able to operate our removal services for our customers. Robert Jenrick the Housing Minister has confirmed ‘“Yes – the housing market will remain open throughout this period. Everyone should continue to play their part in reducing the spread of the virus ... Read more

Are Fickle Finances Seeing Expats Return Home?

Coronavirus has crushed the dreams of many expats living overseas. Business and lifestyle news outlet Forbes reported recently that many expats “are no longer living the dream”. This has led to a mass exodus of expats moving back - or preparing to move back - to their home country as a result of an uncertain financial future. The Gulf is one of the most highly impacted areas. Known for its extremely high population of expats, it was a surprise to see that ... Read more
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