Tag: ACS

Dementia Friends logo
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Spar to create over 7,000 Dementia Friends

Spar is working with Alzheimer’s Society and the ACS (Association of Convenience Stores) so that over 7,000 colleagues...

reverse vending machine
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Deposit Return Scheme: exemptions possible

Exemptions for smaller retailers have been written into draft Deposit Return Scheme regulations, which the Scottish Government has...

James Lowman, ACS
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PayPoint One retailers get free ACS membership

A new partnership between the Association of Convenience Stores and PayPoint will see all PayPoint One retailers offered...

Victoria Atkins
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Crime Minister reveals plans to tackle retail violence

Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins has announced a package of measures to tackle violence against retailers. The move...

personal licence renewal proposal
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Deadline looms for opposition to £50 licence renewal fee

Time is running out to respond to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the introduction of a fee for...

ACS Crime Report 2018 cover
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ACS puts price of convenience retail crime at almost £4k per store

Crime is costing convenience retailers an estimated £3,873 per store every year, according to the 2018 ACS Crime...

PayPoint One terminal offering Assured Advice
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PayPoint and ACS team up to offer Assured Advice

The Association of Convenience Stores’ Assured Advice programme will be available to retailers via the PayPoint One platform....

Assured Advice training module
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ACS runs with Bolt for training

Bolt Learning has been chosen as the preferred partner for the new, improved ACS Assured Advice scheme, which...

James Lowman, ACS
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DRS would be ‘ineffective’, placing ‘unnecessary burdens’ on sector

ACS Chief Executive James Lowman supports sister organisation SGF’s view that the proposed Deposit Return Scheme would be...

Local neighbourhood
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Taking stock of local retail

The second edition of the Scottish Local Shop Report is now in the hands of ministers, stakeholders and...