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Cuts to the Link cash machine interchange fee are concerning, says James Lowman.
The way the police, courts and government treat shop theft is a growing concern for James.
So what did you make of the Budget? Frustration with announcements on minimum pay and tobacco duty, or silver linings on business rates?
Until operational concerns are addressed, a deposit return scheme cannot work, says James.
Celebrate the fact that convenience stores are at the heart of the local communities they serve, says James Lowman.
The ACS will lobby to ensure domestic issues are not overshadowed by Brexit, says James.
As the general election approaches, the ACS is lobbying parties hard over the key retail issues.
It’s been a mixed bag on business rates, despite positive measures in the Budget, says James Lowman.
Businesses must have the right to challenge unfair rating assessments, says James Lowman.
James wants to hear from you about your experiences of dealing with the banks.
There are winners and losers in the business rates revaluation, but James is fighting for reform.
Rising wage costs are resulting in falling staff numbers, says James Lowman.
Don’t be tight-lipped about your National Living Wage worries, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.
ACS chief executive James Lowman believes Police and Crime Commissioners are crucial in getting retail crime taken seriously.
Crime is a significant burden on retailers’ businesses and the ACS wants more action to prevent it, writes chief executive James Lowman.
ACS chief executive James Lowman has some solutions for the Chancellor ahead of the Budget next month.
More decisions than ever before are being made locally this year, writes ACS chief executive James Lowman.
The Chancellor did little to reassure retailers over business rates reform, James points out.
Every voice counts in the battle against changes to Sunday Trading regulations, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.
The government has launched its consultation on plans to devolve Sunday trading regulations
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