November 11 2010.

Look out for the new Motorcycle Trader, landing from today.

It's been a busy time of late in the marketplace, with many manufacturers and distributors shopping frantically in a football-market-style 'transfer window'. The most affected sectors are clothing, helmets and boots. We decided to take a closer look, to keep track of which brands are with which distributors. Where, why, when, how? If you too are confused, then turn to pages 22 to 25 of the November issue for the clearer picture.

Our Business Journal has some important information and timely advice for business owners. There's little denying that taxes are complicated but help may be at hand as John Whiting, who has been appointed the first Tax Director of the Office of Tax Simplification, outlines an initiative aimed at simplifying the tax system. In a similar vein, the Value-Added-Tax (VAT) rate change comes into effect in January 2011 and could present opportunities for the business-savvy - Motorcycle Trader gives the run down.

Hampshire-based BikeIt is at it again with a range of not-to-be-missed seasonal bargains. Grab the insert and make that call quickly as ,when the September issue of Motorcycle Trader landed complete with BikeIt insert, the phones at Majestic Road were ringing within minutes.

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