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    Political engagement

    2014-10-23T14:47:10.450Z

    Invite your MP and councillors to your stores, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Political change

    2014-09-23T16:28:54.010Z

    The No vote in the Scottish referendum heralds a new wave of changes across the UK, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Monitoring alcohol policy

    2014-08-29T10:14:33.417Z

    The ACS will fight proposals to restrict the number of alcohol licences in an area, says James Lowman.

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    Understanding the impact

    2014-08-04T11:45:31.350Z

    ACS chief executive James Lowman urges the Department of Health to look at the real evidence when comes to assessing the impact of plain packaging.

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    What communities want

    2014-06-30T12:14:10.913Z

    The overall message of a new ACS report is simple - people want diversity on their high streets, says chief executive James Lowman.

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    Brand new levies

    2014-06-02T10:06:00Z

    Mandatory plastic bag charges is one piece of regulation which the ACS is fully supportive of, says chief executive James Lowman.

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    Positive energy

    2014-04-07T11:28:55.710Z

    Convenience store owners are no better placed to deal with energy companies than domestic consumers, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Reducing the strength

    2014-03-10T11:03:46.600Z

    An Ipswich scheme to tackle street drinking has been a success, but clarity is needed to ensure such schemes are rolled out effectively elsewhere, James Lowman argues.

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    Waiting for the Budget

    2014-02-10T09:41:00Z

    The Chancellor’s Budget will hold more interest than usual for retailers this year, says James Lowman.

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    Avoiding alcohol duty fraud

    2014-01-13T11:37:00Z

    The ACS is stepping up its campaign to tackle alcohol duty fraud.

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    Autumn watch

    2013-11-18T11:06:00Z

    The Autumn Financial Statement has become one of the most important days in the political calendar, says James Lowman.

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    Fix a broken system

    2013-10-21T11:23:00Z

    The rates system is broken and the onus is on George Osborne to fix it, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Planning ahead

    2013-09-23T11:30:00Z

    Maintaining a town centre first planning policy is vital for our high streets, argues James Lowman.

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    Making headlines

    2013-08-19T10:31:00Z

    Retailers need to take a common sense approach to displaying lads mags in their store.

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    Crime fighting

    2013-07-15T11:34:00Z

    ACS is lobbying MPs on the Anti-Social Behaviour Bill, but retailers concerned about recent developments need to focus on local engagement too, says James Lowman.

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    Anti-social amendments

    2013-06-17T12:13:00Z

    It’s a shame the government has undermined positive measures in the Anti-Social Behaviour Bill by introducing a last-minute clause, says James Lowman.

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    Inside Parliament

    2013-05-23T11:35:00Z

    The ACS gives evidence to MPs on the challenges facing the industry.

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    Embracing the future

    2013-04-22T11:20:00Z

    Effective engagement is the key to facing the challenges ahead, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Shaping the debate

    2013-03-11T11:25:00Z

    Retailers and other communities stakeholders have to step up and make themselves heard on crime and other issues like neighbourhood planning, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    On a roll(over)

    2013-02-11T11:15:00Z

    The government’s recognition that local shops should be given more protection is a step forward and welcome reward for all of you, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.