Tag: SRC

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...

David Lonsdale
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SRC sounds alarm on proposed new business rates

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has called on the Scottish Government to scrap plans to allow councils to...

Shopping in summer
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Sunshine pushes retail sales growth to five-year high

Scottish retail sales increased by 0.1% last month according to the latest SRC-KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor for...

Vacany rate increases: shop to let sign
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Vacancy rate rises across the retail board

The latest bi-annual Retail and Leisure Trends Report from the Local Data Company has shown that all retail...

Britain going its own way
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SRC urges government to ‘put customers first’ in Brexit negotiations

The British Retail Consortium has produced new research analysing the effect of ‘non-tariff barriers’ on imports of goods...

Climbing mountain
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New data reveals rising tax burden faced by retailers

The Scottish Government’s Annual Business Statistics (published June 20, 2018) has shown that the total tax burden faced...

Empty shop
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Scotland tops shop closure league

Scotland recorded Britain’s biggest regional reduction in occupied high street units in 2017, according to the latest bi-annual...

Woman shopping
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Deflation deepens while grocery prices continue to rise

Shop prices fell by 1.1% in May 2018 compared to the same month last year, according to the...

Shopworker stacking shelves
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Retail employment falls

The number of jobs in the retail sector dropped by 2.5% in the first quarter of 2018, according...