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The latest Ascona Group news.

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

April 27, 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 27, 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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Fuel prices increase - WHY?

March 6, 2022
Darren Briggs

From Darren Briggs, CEO Ascona Group - His personal response and views to rising fuel prices:

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Gender Pay Gap Report 2021 - Ascona Group

January 14, 2022
Shane Higgon

We have produced our Gender Pay Gap Report to provide a high-level snapshot of pay within our business, demonstrating the differences in average pay between all male and female employees as of 5 April 2021.

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Ascona donates a £10k Christmas present to Pembrokeshire based PATCH

December 1, 2021
David Lamb

Ascona Group is supporting PATCH Charity this year with a £10,000 donation.

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Ascona’s CEO scoops two awards for Wales at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

November 24, 2021
David Lamb

Darren was awarded both the Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year and the Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for Wales for his hard work and leadership over a challenging 12 months.

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Winner of the Best New Retail Forecourt at APEA Awards 2021

November 19, 2021
David Lamb

Ascona Group’s Green Garage Service Station in Pembroke has been named in the Best New Retail Forecourt Award at the APEA Awards 2021.

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Ascona Group appoints new Director of Construction and Infrastructure

November 9, 2021
David Lamb

Ian Richards joins us with a wealth of knowledge from the downstream oil industry.

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Wales Fast Growth Awards 2021 - Result for Ascona Group

October 27, 2021
David Lamb

We won! Two Fast Growth 50 Awards...

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