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    Rural ATM threat

    2018-02-20T11:27:00Z

    Cuts to the Link cash machine interchange fee are concerning, says James Lowman.

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    Take shop theft seriously

    2018-01-08T12:42:00Z

    The way the police, courts and government treat shop theft is a growing concern for James.

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    Budget analysis

    2017-11-30T14:53:00Z

    So what did you make of the Budget? Frustration with announcements on minimum pay and tobacco duty, or silver linings on business rates?

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    Too many unknowns

    2017-11-03T15:56:00Z

    Until operational concerns are addressed, a deposit return scheme cannot work, says James.

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    Promote your local value

    2017-08-14T11:15:00Z

    Celebrate the fact that convenience stores are at the heart of the local communities they serve, says James Lowman.

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    Post-election priorities

    2017-06-29T11:36:00Z

    The ACS will lobby to ensure domestic issues are not overshadowed by Brexit, says James.

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    Election priorities

    2017-05-16T10:24:00Z

    As the general election approaches, the ACS is lobbying parties hard over the key retail issues.

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    Mixed rates

    2017-03-21T14:47:00Z

    It’s been a mixed bag on business rates, despite positive measures in the Budget, says James Lowman.

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    The right to question

    2017-01-11T12:30:00Z

    Businesses must have the right to challenge unfair rating assessments, says James Lowman.

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    In the bank?

    2016-11-16T10:31:00Z

    James wants to hear from you about your experiences of dealing with the banks.

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    Revaluing business rates

    2016-10-20T16:35:00Z

    There are winners and losers in the business rates revaluation, but James is fighting for reform.

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    The fall in staff numbers

    2016-09-22T12:05:00Z

    Rising wage costs are resulting in falling staff numbers, says James Lowman.

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    Speak out on wage concerns

    2016-06-06T10:41:00Z

    Don’t be tight-lipped about your National Living Wage worries, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Election season

    2016-05-03T16:19:00Z

    ACS chief executive James Lowman believes Police and Crime Commissioners are crucial in getting retail crime taken seriously.

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    Stamping out crime

    2016-03-14T12:23:00Z

    Crime is a significant burden on retailers’ businesses and the ACS wants more action to prevent it, writes chief executive James Lowman.

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    Budget checklist

    2016-02-25T13:00:00Z

    ACS chief executive James Lowman has some solutions for the Chancellor ahead of the Budget next month.

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    Engage with local decision-makers

    2016-01-14T12:16:00Z

    More decisions than ever before are being made locally this year, writes ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Business waits

    2015-12-04T14:36:00Z

    The Chancellor did little to reassure retailers over business rates reform, James points out.

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    Keep up the pressure

    2015-11-02T13:03:51.820Z

    Every voice counts in the battle against changes to Sunday Trading regulations, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Now is the time to speak out on Sunday trading

    2015-08-11T11:07:00Z

    The government has launched its consultation on plans to devolve Sunday trading regulations