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Don’t shoot the retailer!

June 12, 2022
Darren Briggs

Petrol retailing is all about timing - the timing of fuel load deliveries, the timing of wholesale price changes, the timing prices changes at the pumps and ultimately the timing of meaningful and effective government policy which, as yet, remains to be seen.

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Menopause Workplace Pledge

June 12, 2022
Catherine MacLeod

We've signed and actively support the Menopause Workplace Pledge.

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Modern Slavery Statement 2022

April 25, 2022
Catherine MacLeod

This statement is made in accordance with Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 March 2022.

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Another turbulent week in the world of petrol retailing

March 29, 2022
Darren Briggs

The UK Government made an unprecedented move reducing motor fuel duty by 5p per litre (equating to 6p per litre taking into account of VAT) on Wednesday 23rd. Apparently the biggest reduction in the last 20 years. But was it enough?

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Fuel prices increase - Update

March 13, 2022
Darren Briggs

Continuing price increases at the fuel pumps and further insight into the world of petrol retailing.

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About us

In an ever-changing retail world, Ascona Group aims to bring right-on-time convenience, service and quality to motorists and communities. Forecourts have a new champion.