Tag: government

Houses of Parliament
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Government consults on boosting flexible working rights

The government has launched a consultation on enhancing flexible working rights. The consultation - Making Flexible Working the...

atm
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Trade bodies call for government to protect access to cash

The Association of Convenience Stores has signed a letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, alongside other leading business groups,...

drinks can
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Government agrees CO2 deal

The government has agreed a short-term deal with CF Fertilisers, which produces around 60% of the UK’s CO2,...

National Lottery sign
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Government to introduce approved sales mechanism for selling lottery products

The government has confirmed the introduction an approved sales system for National Lottery products following a short consultation...

Houses of Parliament
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Government hits retailers with ‘double whammy’

Increases to the National Minimum Wage and National Insurance contributions to fund social care could force local stores...

Paying by contactless card
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Contactless limit to increase to £100

The contactless card payment limit will rise to £100 from 15 October 2021. The decision to raise the...

Lorries
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Longer hours for lorry drivers to ease stock shortages

The government has announced that the number of hours HGV drivers can legally spend behind the wheel will...

obese child
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UK government confirms pre-watershed junk food ad ban

New restrictions on the advertising of products containing high levels of fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) have been...

Houses of Parliament
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Government spurns shopworker protection legislation

The UK Government has again rejected a specific new law to protect shopworkers from assault. Responding to questions...

Brexit: unzipping Britain from EU
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Wholesalers warn PM over no-deal Brexit

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) was one of 11 Scottish food, drink, seafood and farming organisations that made...