News: Increased demand for reused goods
A report by Hitwise UK has shown that the number of internet searches containing the words 'second hand' has increased by 22% in the last year.
Wednesday, 19th November 2008
Freecycle has also seen a huge increase in demand with visits to their site up 35% on this time last year. Classifieds web sites such as Gumtree and www.preloved.co.uk have seen a 47% jump in demand, with Edinburgh Gumtree making up 2.53% of the total site visits alone.
FER warns against engine reman fraud
The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) has asked the industry to be on the look-out for suspicious engine remanufacturers, after increased fraudulent activity and "sub-standard and unprofessional work".