What would an “Amazon tax” mean for UK retail? Chancellor Rishi Sunak online sales tax budget

What would an “Amazon tax” mean for UK retail?

How will an online sales tax aimed to “shift the balance” between spending online and in bricks-and-mortar shops affect UK retail?
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Rishi Sunak to offer 700,000 businesses £18,000 as part of rescue scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due to offer 700,000 shops, pubs, restaurants, hotels and other businesses, grants of up to £18,000 each as part of a £5 billion rescue scheme.
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Rishi Sunak to scrap business support loans in next week’s Budget

Rishi Sunak is reportedly planning on scrapping the government's current Covid-19 business support loans in next week's Budget.
Footfall to skyrocket by almost 50% each week when lockdown ends

Footfall to jump by almost 50% when lockdown ends

Overall UK footfall is forecast to rise by almost 50 per cent when non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality can finally exit (...)
Homeware demand buoys "resilient" Ikea after stores closed in lockdown

Surge in online sales at Ikea helps offset impact from lockdown

Ikea has hailed “resilient” trading over the past year as soaring demand for homeware from locked-down shoppers helped (...)
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Big Interview: Tom Ironside, Business & Regulations Director, BRC

The BRC's business & regulations director Tom Ironside leads a team of policy experts responsible for securing retail industry (...)
Scotland to ease lockdown for non-essential retailers from April 26

Scotland to ease lockdown for non-essential retailers from April 26

Non-essential retailers in Scotland will be allowed to reopen from April 26 after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlined details (...)
Unions warn of jobs uncertainty amid lockdown exit roadmap

Unions warn of jobs uncertainty amid lockdown exit roadmap

Workers are left worrying about their jobs after yesterday's lockdown exit roadmap announcement because some high street (...)
Frasers Group expects £100m hit from lockdown, warns of store closures if reopening delayed

Frasers Group expects £100m hit from lockdown

Frasers Group has said it could take a hit in excess of £100 million due to the Covid-19 lockdown on non-essential retailers (...)
Government confirms: Non-essential retailers in England can reopen April 12

Government confirms: Non-essential retailers in England can reopen April 12

Non-essential retailers in England can exit lockdown and reopen from April 12 at the earliest, the government has confirmed.

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