Tag : BRC
BRC calls for ‘urgent action’ to save retailersSubscription
The British Retail Consortium has urged the government to ensure retail businesses can access government loans and grant schemes urgently, or risk becoming insolvent “in a matter of weeks.”
Industry launches £10m appeal for shop workersSubscription
Retail Trust, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Retail Week and World Retail Congress (RWRC) and have joined forces in a bid to raise £10m for retail colleagues who are facing financial distress as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Storms hit February footfallSubscription
UK footfall decreased by 2% year on year for the month of February, as the month’s multiple storms “took their toll”.
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has told MPs that he wants to strike a “comprehensive free trade agreement” in 10 months and warned the European Union that, unless there is a “broad outline” of a deal by June, the UK will walk away from trade talks.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has described the government’s new immigration system as “disappointing”, as it does not meet the needs of the economy.
The British Retail Consortium has called for the government to negotiate a zero-tariff agreement that minimises regulatory checks.
Frasers Group calls for business rates reform Subscription
Frasers Group, formally known as Sports Direct International, has backed the British Retail Consortium’s business rates campaign calling for the government to “significantly modify” the current system.
Retailers call for transitional relief reformSubscription
More than 50 high street retailers have written to the Chancellor calling for urgent action on business rates reform, having lost £500m to transitional relief since 2017.
Apprenticeships ‘not working’ says BRCSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has criticised the government’s approach to the apprenticeships system, and has called for reforms to improve standards.
BRC announces new vegan guidelinesSubscription
The British Retail Consortium has set out new guidelines to ensure vegan fashion products are 100% cruelty-free.