If you've got a retail problem you can call Jac on 020 8502 9775 or email: jac@roper-biz.co.uk


What are the rules on seasonal staff?

Considering taking on more staff for the festive rush? Make sure you know your legal obligations

Mash Odedra

Retailer raises £1,300 for local boy

Mash Odedra from Bury St Edmunds is helping raise money for Liam Neathey, who has been diagnosed wth cancer


Energy supply dispute causing high bills

The failure to recognise a contract transfer has caused excessively high bills for a retailer

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Is investment in crime prevention paying off?

Jac Roper hears from a retailer feeling threatened in his own store

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What can you do if another retailer is selling illicit tobacco?

Seeing other retailers near you flaunting the laws can be frustrating but there are ways to tackle it

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Energy supplier confusion causes frustration for retailer

Serge Notay’s experiences with Scottish and Southern Electricity has led to frustration for the retailer

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  • How to report an incident to the police

  • Underaged sales: how to stay responsible

  • How to sell fireworks in your store

  • What you need to know about selling energy drinks



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Linda Williams awarded the Raj Aggarwal Trophy

2023-10-19T10:48:00+01:00By Sunneva Moore and Sarah Britton

Broadway Convenience has shown an unwavering commitment to its local community

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