Tag: SRC

David Lonsdale
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England’s High Street Safety Fund should be mirrored here, says SRC

The Scottish Retail Consortium has urged the Scottish Government to earmark cash to help local authorities get town...

David Lonsdale
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Councils pay out over £600m in business bailout cash

Over 50,000 grants totalling over £600m have been paid out so far from two Scottish Government schemes set...

David Lonsdale
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Retail crime, as well as its cost, rockets

The British Retail Consortium has published its latest annual Retail Crime Survey which reveals the number of violent...

David Lonsdale
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Business rates at 21-year high

New figures from the Scottish Government have revealed that the business rate poundage will rise to its highest...

David Lonsdale
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Save the Uniform Business Rate, says SRC

The headway being made on rates reform is at risk if MSPs remove control over the setting of...

David Lonsdale (SRC), Stuart Mackinnon (FSB), Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and Willie Macleod (UKH)
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Don’t let councils set business rates, trade groups tell Finance Secretary

Representatives of three trade associations – the Scottish Retail Consortium, FSB Scotland and UKHospitality – met with Finance...

David Lonsdale
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SRC slams proposed regional rates amendment

Green Party MSP Andy Wightman has proposed an amendment to the Non-Domestic Rates Bill currently before the Scottish...

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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...

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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...