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Government delays business rates review

Published on February 19th, 2021 | by The GC Team

The final report of the Government’s review of business rates has been postponed until autumn this year “due to the ongoing and wide-ranging impacts of the pandemic and economic uncertainty”, it was announced today. The review ... Read More


AO ups digital capabilities with new appointment

Published on February 17th, 2021 | by The GC Team

Online electricals retailer AO has appointed Jasmin Allott in the newly created role of Director of Enterprise Platforms and ERP. She will work closely with the retailer’s 300-strong in-house technology team to deliver digital transformation across ... Read More


The £22bn cost of lockdown to non-food retailers

Published on February 16th, 2021 | by The GC Team

The British Retail Association is urging Government to take action to allow non-essential retail to survive through temporary closures, estimating that the three lockdowns cost non-food stores – mainly those deemed non-essential – an estimated £22bn ... Read More


Government plans to turn shops into housing face opposition

Published on February 16th, 2021 | by The GC Team

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has joined a number of business organisations including the British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) to raise concerns on Government plans to allow retail uses within town centres and local parades ... Read More

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