Tag: SRC

closed sign
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Time for real government action to ‘save our shops’?

The Scottish Retail Consortium and shopworkers union Usdaw are leading the calls for immediate government action to tackle what they...

broken glass
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DRS: trade associations share glass concerns

Sixteen industry bodies, including the SWA, SGF and SRC, have supported British Glass in an open letter to...

Sajid Javid
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Retailers urge Chancellor to fix business rates

The bosses of over 50 major retailers, including Scotmid CEO John Brodie, have united to demand the Government...

Shoppers
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Scottish high street retail jobs ‘fell by 8.6%’ in five years

A new report from the Office of National Statistics has shown that retail jobs on Scotland’s high streets...

Woman shopping
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Food inflation hits five year high

Food prices are at their highest level in over five years, according to the latest BRC – Nielsen...

Scottish Parliament
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Government confirms extent of growing rates burden

New official figures have revealed that the headline poundage/tax rate for business rates has reached its highest point...

Derek Mackay
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Business unites against proposed rates levy

Twenty-one of the country’s leading business organisations have written a joint letter to Scottish Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay...

extreme weather: snowbound cars
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Businesses encouraged to treat workers fairly in extreme weather

A new charter is encouraging employers to treat workers fairly and be mindful of their safety if they...

David Lonsdale
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SRC seeks two-year freeze on headline poundage rate

The latest ONS Consumer Price Index (CPI) figure, published today (September 19), has revealed that inflation in August...

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...