Global Moving Services Industry Accreditations

As members of the a British Association of Removers (BAR) Group, we operate to its strict Code of Practice which is approved by Trading Standards. This stringent code protects and promotes consumer interests beyond the basic requirements of the law.

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We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by; The Furniture & Home Improvement Ombudsman (FHIO) |


BAR Advanced Payment Guarantee (APG) At Global Moving Services, we are proud members of the BAR (British Association of Removers). As an accredited member of the BAR, we are delighted to be able to provide our valued customers with not only the peace of mind that their personal and household belongings are in safe hands, but also that their advanced payment is guaranteed.

When moving, it is standard to pay for your move in advance, this is normal industry practice. As a customer, we understand, you may have concerns and reservations i.e. Is your money safe? Are we financially secure? Will we suffer financial failure before your moving date?  For your peace of mind and protection, we are able to provide an Advanced Payment Guarantee to our customers. It is important to note that all BAR members are financially vetted and provide the safety net of an APG scheme.

As a BAR member, GMS will provide you with details of the scheme to which they belong, the cover provided is for moves within the UK only and on a Worldwide basis. It is important that you ensure your chosen mover provides the appropriate level of cover for your international move. The guarantee applies to private individuals moving home to, from or within the United Kingdom and so you can have total confidence in using a BAR Member company for your move.

IAM- International Association of Movers

We comply to the IAM Code of Ethics. The International Association of Movers is the moving and forwarding industry’s largest global trade association whose members must comply with its Code of Ethics. With more than 2,000 members, it comprises companies that provide moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics, and related services in more than 170 countries.

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We’re delighted to be working alongside Planet Mark to make a positive impact on the planet and society by measuring our emissions and cutting our carbon footprint. We’re also proud to be helping tackle the climate crisis through Planet Mark’s Business Certification. 

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We are a member of and are governed by AGM Group. AGM Group defines best practices in terms of how we operate and ensure compliance at every level. Everything we do is overseen by the AGM Group board. You can find out more at