Tag: government

newspaper in letterbox
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Trade bodies raise newspaper supply chain concerns to Media Minister

The NFRN and ACS have raised concerns about the future of the newspaper supply chain in a joint...

Colin Smith
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SWA calls for more funding for wholesalers

Ahead of the Chancellor's economic statement today (8 July 2020), wholesalers in Scotland are calling on Rishi Sunak...

Houses of Parliament
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UK Government gives shop worker protection law thumbs down

The UK Government has rejected proposals for a new law to protect shop workers from violence, threats and...

empty shops
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Usdaw calls for Government recovery plan to save high street

Retail trade union Usdaw has urged the Government to sit down with employers and trade unions to agree...

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Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme goes live

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live today (20 April), with businesses able to claim up to...

Alok Sharma
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Coronavirus: Business Secretary hails retail sector

The Business Secretary Alok Sharma has written an open letter thanking those working in retail during the coronavirus...

Mims Davies
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Minister seeks to raise lottery age limit

Under-18s could be barred from buying National Lottery products, the Minister for Sports & Civil Society has said....

Woodlands local convenience store
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Shoppers want government to get behind indy stores, finds survey

Nearly three quarters (72%) of GB consumers want the government to do more to back the growth of...

Sweets
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Sugar tax ‘unlikely’ to be included in delayed childhood obesity strategy

The UK Government has said it is unlikely to introduce a sugar tax. Such a move, which has...

Houses of Parliament
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New Enterprise Bill gets behind small businesses

A clampdown on the late payment of insurance claims and the introduction of a Small Business Commissioner are...