Useful Website Links

Please click on a company logo to have a new page open at their website.

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BIFA is the leading body representing the UK International Freight Services Industry for companies engaged in the international movement of freight by all modes of transport.


HAYS Credit Management

Hays Credit Management is a national specialist division of Hays, dedicated exclusively to the recruitment of credit professionals, at all levels, in the public and private sectors.

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Your Freight and Logistics News Service.


Birketts Solicitors

Our lawyers are expert at combining the crucial balance of technical skill with the commercial demands and personal needs of our clients.

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Bugden & Co

Bugden & Co offers specialist expertise in the conduct of litigation and arbitration for international clients in marine, transport, aerospace, insurance and trade and energy law.

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The Oval Group

The Oval Group are a leading insurance broking, risk management and financial advisory group, providing advice to organisations and individuals throughout the UK.

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VIES VAT Number Validation

Verify the validity of a VAT number issued by any Member State by selecting that Member State and entering the number to be validated.

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Companies House

All limited companies in the UK are registered at Companies House, an Executive Agency of the Department of Trade and Industry. The main functions of Companies House are to incorporate and dissolve limited companies, examine and store company information delivered under the Companies Act and related legislation and make this information available to the public.


Courts Service

Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Our remit is to deliver justice effectively and efficiently to the public. We are responsible for managing the magistrates' courts, the Crown Court, County Courts, the High Court and Court of Appeal in England and Wales.


Forwardlaw is the comprehensive resource for legal information on freight forwarding.


Institute of Credit Management

The ICM is the professional body representing the interests of people in all sectors of credit management.



Association of Business Recovery Professionals, is a professional association for insolvency, business recovery and turnaround in the UK. Known by its brand name ‘R3’, it promotes best practice for professionals working with financially troubled individuals and businesses.


Registry Trust Limited

Registry Trust Limited is a not for profit company which operates the Registry of Judgments, Orders and Fines for England and Wales on behalf of the Department for Constitutional Affairs.



SOLVIT is a user-friendly service, free of charge, designed to help EU citizens and businesses find fast and pragmatic solutions to their internal market problems. Turn to SOLVIT if faced with a cross-border problem caused by incorrect application of EU law by a national public authority.


International Freighting Weekly

International Freighting Weekly [IFW] is a weekly publication covering all aspects of the commercial transport chain.