Tag: budget

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish budget clears first hurdle

The draft Scottish budget moved a step closer to approval by the Scottish Parliament yesterday (31 January), when...

Budget calculations
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Don’t count on it

The Scottish Draft Budget proposals laid out by Finance Secretary Derek MacKay has so far received a warmer...

David Lonsdale
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SRC seeks ‘swift action’ in Scottish budget to help retailers

Keeping down business taxes, supporting consumers, and aiding retailers’ investment in skills should be at the heart of...

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Budget adds to uncertainty in retail sector

The draft Scottish Budget announced in December was a mixed bag for retailers but contains several very worrying...

red budget box
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SRC asks Chancellor for a shoppers’ budget

The Scottish and British Retail Consortiums are looking to the Chancellor's upcoming Budget for action to support consumer...

Nisa storefront
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Nisa holds pricing despite alcohol duty increases

Nisa Retail will not increase any base pricing to its members across more than 800 lines affected by...

George Osborne
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Chancellor announces tax on sugary drinks

The debate over the amount of sugar that the nation consumes took an unexpected twist on Wednesday, as...

George Osborne
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Don’t forget the indies, NFRN warns Chancellor

The NFRN has written to Chancellor George Osborne asking him not to ignore the needs of small and...

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Up to 80,000 jobs at risk from national living wage

The Association of Convenience Stores has claimed that over 24,000 local stores and 80,000 jobs could be put...

George Osborne
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National Living Wage will be “devastating” for retailers

A new National Living Wage and a boost to SME investment were the stand out measures for local...