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GCA releases Mother's Day and Easter toolkits

4 Mar 2021

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) have created a both Mother's Day and Easter 2021 toolkit, with the aim of helping retailers promote theseevents in their stores and online.
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Budget 2021-22 Briefing: Business rates holiday extended, restart grants for retailers and reduced VAT

3 Mar 2021

Key highlights include an extension to the business rates holiday and furlough scheme, as well as new £6000 "restart" grants for non-essential retailers.
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Facebook Shop features coming to UK in the latest social media news

3 Mar 2021

Maybe* has made a collection of recent social headlines to help you stay up-to-date.
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ACS publish Rural Shop Report 2021

23 Feb 2021

The report provides key insights into the social and economic contributions of the rural shop sector, including profiles of the entrepreneurs that run rural shops, the investments they make... Read more…

Leading industry bodies urge Government to abolish bid to turn city centres into homes from home

18 Feb 2021

Leading industry bodies, including IRC members, have warned the Secretary of State that this notion puts the future of our town centres at serious risk
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Updated guidance on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)

18 Feb 2021

From 1 June 2021 any UK businesses accepting online card payments must be ready to support SCA
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Scotland announces business rates holiday extension until April 2022

17 Feb 2021

The Scottish Government Finance Secretary plans to extend 100% business rates relief for all retailers to cover all of 2021/22
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APPGCW announce virtual meeting to discuss Planning White Paper and its impact on active travel

16 Feb 2021

All ACT members are invited to join the webinars, please contact us if you'd like to attend

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Join us in urging MPs to extend business rates holiday

10 Feb 2021

Use this template to email your MP to help independent retailers survive the pandemic by delaying the return of business rates.
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Firms call for Government to reform business rates or risk a high street collapse

10 Feb 2021

Letter to Rishi Sunak signed by Tesco, B&Q, Waterstones, and members of the IRC, calls for the business rates system to be reformed to make it fairer for physical stores

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APPGCW announce virtual meeting to discuss Planning White Paper and its impact on active travel

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming virtual meeting to discuss the Planning White Paper and its impact on active travel.

The meeting will take place on Friday 26th February at 10am will be co-chaired by Ruth Cadbury MP (Labour) and Selaine Saxby MP (Conservative).

Confirmed speakers include:

Lynda Addison OBE - Transport Planning Society
Lynda is Chair of the Sustainable Transport Panel of CIHT, was until the 21st March 2019 the Chair of the Transport Planning Society as well as an Adviser to The Campaign for Better Transport.

James Cullimore - Conservative Environment Network
The Conservative Environment Network is the forum for conservatives who support conservation and decarbonisation.

Christopher Martin - Urban Movement
Chris is Co-Founder and Director of Urban Strategy at Urban Movement, and a fully qualified Urban Designer and Planner, with over 15 years' experience leading complex urban projects - applying his expertise to public realm, streets and transport.

Future meetings are scheduled as below, and further information will be sent closer to these dates.

School Streets - 12th March
E-scooters - 23rd April

 

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All ACT members are invited to join in on the APPGCW webinars to learn more about each issue. Please contact the ACT if you would like to join in on the above webinar and we will pass along the the login details.

For all APPGCW Parliamentary Monitoring updates visit out website here.

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