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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS supports call for business rates reform
14 August, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has signed a letter alongside 50 retail organisations calling for the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid to reform the business rates system.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
Chancellor announces review of National Minimum Wage
15 March, 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed that the Government will launch a review into the future of the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage after 2020.

James Lowman: chief executive, ACS
10 April, 2017

Since the publication of the revised business rate valuations late last year, a range of business groups including ACS have been campaigning to ensure that those hardest hit by the revaluation will be given appropriate relief, and that beyond the revaluation, the rating system will be reviewed so that everyone pays their fair share. This inequity in the rating system was highlighted when it was revealed that while petrol forecourts are seeing their bills rise, some of the biggest internet distribution warehouses are set to see a fall in their rateable values.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?