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Best Small Shops nominee Pennine Cycles once again commended with award

7 May 2021

Pennine Cycles, shortlisted last year for two awards in the Best Small Shops competition, have now been nominated in the BikeBiz Awards

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Government Supports Amendment to Introduce Cashback Without Purchase

5 May 2021

The Government has agreed an amendment to the Financial Services Bill which will enable shops to offer cashback to customers without making a purchase.
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Free Whitepaper: How the retail sector can survive and thrive post-pandemic

29 Apr 2021

Armed with research data from Maybe*, a panel of retail industry expertshave collaborated to create this whitepaper with one goal - to help businesses thrive in this new era of uncertainty.... Read more…

Bank of England provide free training materials for checking bank notes

28 Apr 2021

The Bank of England has released free training materials for retailers with the aim of refreshing awareness of how to check banknotes.
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Single Use Carrier Bag Charge changes in England no longer coming into force as expected

27 Apr 2021

Defra has just confirmed that the amendments to the Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015 will not be coming into force on 30th April 2021 as... Read more…

Welsh Election Party Manifesto Briefings

26 Apr 2021

A summary of what each party's manifesto will mean for small shops ahead of the Welsh Parliamentary elections on 6th May.
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Scottish Election Party Manifesto Briefings

23 Apr 2021

A summary of what each party's manifesto will mean for small shops ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary elections on 6th May.
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How Aldi's social media is rallying customers against competitors

22 Apr 2021

Maybe* investigate how Aldi used their #freecuthbert campaign to drive social media engagement and brand sentiment.
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400 shopworkers abused everyday as customers urged to "Shopkind"

22 Apr 2021

Members of the IRC and wider retail industry comes together to tackle verbal and physical abuse against shopworkers  


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Social media tips from indie businesses who have successfully diversified their proposition

14 Apr 2021

Maybe* take a look at how two independent businesses have used social media tactics to drive their businesses forwards.
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Last chance to sign up for the ACT free bronze subscription

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

net-national-emergencies-trustThis is the last week to sign up for the ACT's charity appeal bronze subscription raising money for the National Emergencies Trust (NET)!

The offer is available to all sectors with the aim of supplying businesses with key resources that will support and guide them through the unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic, whilst also providing donations for a very worthy cause.

The NET have so far supported people throughout COVID-19 by distributing money to domestic abuse support charities, delivering care packages to self-isolating people and organising volunteers to support the most vulnerable people in our communities.

So far many businesses have already taken advantage of this offer and have contributed hundreds of pounds towards a great cause.

Last week to sign up

The ACT bronze package was enhanced so any business signing up from today will benefit from this comprehensive portfolio of essential business services:

  • Unlimited job advertising to trade and consumers
  • Unlimited 24 hour business and legal helplines
  • Tax investigation protection
  • Dedicated support from the ActSmart team
  • Receive important industry news and information
  • Promote your business via The Experts websites
  • Access preferential card processing rates with Global Payments
  • Access to PayaCard card processing services
  • Online employment manual
  • Savings on telecoms and broadband
  • Access to short-term unsecured business loans
  • Save money on your business rates

The offer is available until the 31st July 2020. Any business signing up to the offer will have access for a minimum of 3 full months. 

Sign up now for our FREE three month Coronavirus support package. 

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