Search News

Results: 1-10 of 236


Nearst enables you to stay in contact with your customers via Whatsapp

27 Mar 2020

ActSmart partner NearSt introduce the option to add WhatsApp chat functionality on your NearSt shop page!
Read more…

eBay Supports Small Businesses by Waiving Fees

27 Mar 2020

eBay has today pledged to support small business owners by offering a 30day payment holiday for existing sellers and is waiving fees for all new businesses registering to list or sell until... Read more…

Deferral of VAT payments as a result of COVID-19

27 Mar 2020

UK VAT registered business with VAT payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 have the option to defer the payment until a later date or pay the VAT due as normal
Read more…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance

27 Mar 2020

Check if you could be covered by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Read more…

Government Announces Three Month Extension for Businesses to File Accounts

26 Mar 2020

The deadline for filing all accounts will be extended by three months for businesses that have been affected by Covid-19
Read more…

Help with non-domestic rates in Scotland during coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar 2020

To help owners of non-domestic properties, including businesses, deal with the impact of COVID-19, the Scottish Government has made changes to non-domestic rates (business rates) for 2020-21.... Read more…

COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme Advice for employers

24 Mar 2020

Tthe latest information on how employers can access the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would otherwise have been laid off or made... Read more…

The Government's latest COVID-19 resources for retailers

16 Mar 2020

Resources for retailers with regard to the developing situation on COVID-19 including workplace absences, travel advice, office hygiene, the 2020 Budget and sick pay.
Read more…

How your independent shop will be affected by the budget

12 Mar 2020

How the Chancellor's Budget will affect independent shops as it sets out the Government's fiscal measures and response to Coronavirus

Read more…

Local Bike Shop Day Stories: Rides on Air

11 Mar 2020

Rides on Air has been in Wallingford town centre for almost 100 years. Read about how they will be celebrating Local Bike Shop Day this year!
Read more…

Back to news menu

How will each UK Political Party affect local shops?

Posted on in Political News

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is the voice of over 33,500 local shops consisting of a diverse range of convenience store retailers; they support their members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities.

Ahead of the 2019 General Election ACS have summarised how each of the main Political Party's manifesto will affect local shops. This includes information from the Conservatives, Labours, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party. Key areas that have been summarised include their policies on crime, business rates and taxation, the environment, employment and public health.

See the image below for the summary or view it in PDF form here: https://www.acs.org.uk/sites/default/files/manifestos_at_a_glance_2019.pdf

 

Back to news menu

Add a comment

Your email address will only be used to contact you regarding this comment.
We will not share your email address with anyone and it will not be published on the website.