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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.

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    Policy Watch

    2013-01-05T16:05:00Z

    There are several key issues on the policy horizon that will be central to our agenda over the next 12 months, says James Lowman.

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    Evaluating the rates conundrum

    2012-11-20T14:51:00Z

    Will you be a winner or a loser from the delay in the rates revaluation, asks James Lowman

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    Monopoly rules

    2012-10-11T12:54:00Z

    Only radical action can change attitudes in the news and magazines market, says James Lowman

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    Message to George

    2012-08-30T11:41:00Z

    Give the tools to local shops to rebuild the economy, says James Lowman of ACS

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    Planning for Diverse Local Centres

    2012-07-20T16:21:00Z

    Our new guide, Planning for Diverse Local Centres, attempts to explain and simplify the new planning regime.

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    Unfair business relationships

    2012-07-18T12:29:00Z

    Unfair business relationships are preventing retailers from doing their jobs, says James Lowman

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    The Sunday blues

    2012-05-10T11:49:11.700Z

    The Sunday Trading Olympics Bill is a blow for small retailers, but there are still plenty of opportunities

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    A terrible Budget for small shops

    2012-04-05T14:58:00Z

    The 2012 Budget will go down as one of the worst for small shops,

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    Prepare for plain packaging fight

    2012-01-17T16:03:44.707Z

    The battle for sensible debate on plain packaging is about to begin in earnest.