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UK Government Unveils Plans to Cut Energy Bills for Businesses

Today, the government has announced a price cap on energy costs for businesses. While we welcome this development, we feel it doesn't go far enough. Read more about the price cap and our response here. 

Published on 21.9.2022

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Higher Ratings Can Bring Tenfold Increase in Searches to eCommece Retailers

With five star reviews influencing some searches by over 200% on some products

Published on 4.7.2022

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Delivery and takeaway sales dip at Britain's leading restaurant and pub groups

Despite this inevitable dip, growth remains well above pre-COVID-19 levels.

Published on 27.6.2022

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Jubilee lift for UK retailers as high street footfall rises

Footfall saw an increase of 17% over the bank holiday weekend

Published on 8.6.2022

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Almost half of UK retailers aren’t prepared for HFSS legislation, new research from GS1 UK reveals

The legislation, which aims to curb Britain’s obesity crisis, will come into effect on 1st October 2022.

Published on 26.5.2022

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is calling for changes to the Apprenticeship Levy.

The BRC believes that the Levy should be more flexible

Published on 19.5.2022

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Hospitality Industry reacts to Levelling Up bill announced in Queen's speech

The Queens speech unveiled a bill to level up and regenerate the hospitality industry 

Published on 11.5.2022

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80% of Brits believe retailers need to invest in new technology

UK shoppers are looking to integrate new technologies in their shopping experience, both online and in-store.

Published on 26.4.2022

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Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill to let community groups and small businesses rent out empty retail units

The new bill will require landlords to let out their empty sites 

Published on 20.4.2022

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