Sunday, September 27, 2020
Chancellor cancels Budget & promises financial package to replace furlough scheme

Chancellor cancels Budget & promises package to replace furlough scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has cancelled this year’s Budget and will instead prioritise protecting millions of jobs,
Study reveals change in triggers for abuse against shopworkers during Covid

Study reveals change in triggers for abuse against shopworkers during Covid

Enforcing social distancing and the wearing of face coverings are now the biggest triggers for abuse against shopworkers.
Revo business rates Vivienne King

Retailers to save over £3bn if business rates capped at 30%, Revo says

The government has been urged by a retail property association to cut down business rates to relieve bricks-and-mortar from the..
Covid-19 pandemic lockdown crisis springboard

Retail footfall rises despite new ‘rule of six’ Covid-19 measures

New research has shown that footfall across all retail destinations in the UK has risen in the last week despite new Covid-19..
Waterstones jobs redundancies

Head office job cuts at Waterstones to “safeguard future of company”

Waterstones has reportedly scrapped 16 head office roles, including four publisher-facing staff in its books team, as it..
Tax free shopping tourism covid-19

70,000 jobs at risk if Treasury scraps tax-free shopping

Retailers across the UK have warned that at least 70,000 jobs are currently at risk if tax free is scrapped..

£95m government funding launched to aid high street recovery

High streets across England are set to benefit from a £95 million government-funded scheme to help them recover.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

Gov’t in “listening mode” on business rates holiday extension – Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said the UK Gov't is in “listening mode” after he urged them to extend the business rates holiday.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the UK Government to extend the business rates holiday for another year.
Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge crime BRC Tom Ironside

Shopworkers need same level of crime protection as emergency workers, BRC says

The government has been criticised for "failing" to protect retail workers from violence and abuse, despite responding to an..

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The new festive shopping report

Find out what consumers are looking for in their seasonal shopping experience in our New Normal Festive Shopping Report. Get insights from our poll of 2,000...