Friday, April 3, 2020
Coronavirus: Retailers asked to delay imminent preliminary trading updates

Coronavirus: Retailers asked to delay imminent preliminary trading updates

The FCA has asked companies due to produce preliminary trading updates in the next few days to delay them.
Panic buyers "should be ashamed", says NHS director Stephen Powis

Panic buyers “should be ashamed”, says NHS director

Panic buyers were told they "should be ashamed" for causing needless shortages for NHS staff.
Government to cover 80% of wages for jobs to coronavirus crisis

Government to cover 80% of wages for jobs to coronavirus crisis

The government is to cover 80% of the wages of workers up to a total of £2500-a-month to save jobs during the coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus: New financing facility to support retail cash flow

HM Treasury and the Bank of England have confirmed they will launch the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
Frasers Group covid-19 profit warning Mike Ashley

Coronavirus: Frasers Group the latest to seek rent holiday amid profit warning

Frasers Group has warned that its business could face “significant disruption” due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Business leaders & experts welcome extension of business rates holiday

Retail leaders & experts welcome extension of business rates holiday

Retail leaders and industry experts have welcomed the Chancellor's decision to extend the business rates holiday.
Treasury asks EU to suspend state aid rules to fund business rates holiday

Treasury asks EU to suspend state aid rules to fund business rates holiday

The government has reportedly asked the EU to suspend state aid rules that ban MPs to fund the business rates holiday.
Concerns arise over wine & flowers supply as Mother's Day approaches

Concerns arise over wine & flower supply as Mother’s Day approaches

Mother's Day celebrations this Sunday may be thrown into jeopardy as independent flower retailers across the UK voice concerns.
Nespresso shuts UK & Irish stores over coronavirus pandemic

Nespresso shuts UK & Irish stores over coronavirus pandemic

Nespresso has announced it has closed all stores in the UK and Ireland in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Chancellor extends one-year business rates holiday for all retailers

Chancellor extends one-year business rates holiday for all retailers

The one year business rates holiday has been extended to all retailers.

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