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Industry News

Industry News

Industry News

The small firm that faces a œ10,000 fine simply for changing its name

SMALL businesses have been warned to keep the taxman “fully informed” after it emerged that a small firm is facing a £10k VAT fine...

Couple reunited with Lottery winnings after shop worker found guilty of fraud

A GREAT grandmother who was nearly conned out of a £1million pound lottery jackpot has finally been paid her winnings. ...

USA’s worst drought in half a century means price of food in UK could...

UK FOOD prices could soar after the price of corn hit a record high and wheat prices rose dramatically. The...

Indies make views known as plain packs consultation draws to close

THOUSANDS of independent retailers have urged the government to think again about putting tobacco products in plain packs. Shopkeepers across...

Age of climate change ushers in the UK retailing forecast

AN INNOVATIVE 10-day forecasting service, designed to help independent retailers maximise their sales according to the vagaries of the British weather, has been launched...

We sympathise with the farmers but our milk margins are tight too’

INDEPENDENT retailers fear that recent cancellations of milk price cuts by major dairy companies may hit milk sales in-store. Robert...

Marking beer as UK duty- paid will ‘protect’ thousands of shops

MARKING beer cans and bottles as ’UK-duty- paid’ will protect thousands of shops from accidentally buying illicit supplies and recoup a £500m a year...

Retailers flood wholesalers with complaints over wet newspapers

WHOLESALERS received a rising tide of complaints from newsagents over waterlogged bundles during last month’s wet weather. Some traders claimed...

Superior’ bank experience launched

STATE Bank of India UK has launched SBI Premier, which it claims ensures a substantially superior banking experience. SBI Premier...

Shopkeeper attacked by pepper robber tells of terrifying ordeal

A TERRIFIED shopkeeper has spoken of the moment she was blinded by a pepper spray attack in broad daylight. Twenty-five...