CBI calls for improvements in handling of local lockdowns

CBI calls for improvements in handling of local lockdowns

Ministers have been told that businesses want better communication, extra support and improved coronavirus test & trace services.
BRC-ShopperTrak Footfall Monitor

Slow recovery for UK footfall as pub reopenings fail to boost trading

Footfall across the UK continued to decline during July after the reopening of hospitality failed to lure customers into stores.
Coronavirus drives business rates dispute appeals by 690%

Coronavirus drives business rates dispute appeals by 690%

Covid-19 has led to a huge surge in tax appeals from retailers and other businesses in England challenging property valuations.
"Substantial declines" in retail job vacancies

“Substantial declines” in retail job vacancies

Last month saw "substantial declines" in job vacancies for both permanent and short-term retail workers, a new report has shown.
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Footfall drops almost 40% despite hospitality reopenings

The UK high street has seen footfall drop by over 40 per cent during July as Brits continue to stay home following the lockdown..
JD Sports & shareholder fined £300,000 after Footasylum takeover

JD Sports & shareholder fined £300,000 after Footasylum takeover

The CMA has slapped JD Sports and its biggest shareholder with a £300,000 fine for allegedly breaking an order.
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Brits forecast to spend £9.3bn on non-essentials

Brits are expected to spend an average £195 each on non-essentials, equating to £9.3 billion across the country.
Treasury has so far given £50bn to businesses in Covid-19 support

Treasury has so far given £50bn to businesses in Covid-19 support

More than £50 billion of loans to retailers and other businesses hit by the Covid-19 pandemic have been approved so far.
Hobbycraft COVID-19 lockdown reopening trading update

Hobbycraft online sales rise 200% since lockdown

Hobbycraft has recorded a 200 per cent surge in online sales since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the UK..
M&S Marks & Spencer covid-19 lockdown

Eat Out to Help Out: M&S to reopen 102 cafes with 50% off

M&S has announced it is reopening over 100 more cafes across the UK as part of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme to encourage..

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