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Victory as NI forecourts get 12-month business rates holiday
22 May, 2020

Forecourts in Northern Ireland will now enjoy a 12-month ‘business rates holiday’ to bring them in line with those in England and Wales, following extensive lobbying by the PRA.

PRA calls for clampdown on 'non-compliant' hand car washing
14 May, 2020

The PRA has called on the government for an urgent clamp-down on the re-opening of “endemically non-compliant” hand car washes (HCW) following the lockdown.

Convenience is forecourt saviour, says Madderson
12 May, 2020

The strength of the convenience offer in the majority of service stations means the forecourt sector should have a good chance of surviving the present pandemic crisis more or less in one piece, according to PRA chairman Brian Madderson.

Kay Group praises PRA help to avoid car-wash closure
27 April, 2020

The PRA has been praised by the Blackburn-based Top 50 independent, the Kay Group Ltd, following the enforced closure of one of its car wash operations by the local Environmental Health Officer.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
Forecourt closures reach 100 as coronavirus hits sales and staff
17 April, 2020

About 100 petrol filling stations across the UK have closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the PRA has revealed.

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Madderson urges Chancellor to give dealers three months credit
03 April, 2020

PRA chairman Brian Madderson has written to the Chancellor Richi Sunak urging him to introduce an emergency three-month credit line for fuel retailers and warning many will be forced to close without it.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA warns filling stations may be forced to close as sales dry up
01 April, 2020

Petrol filling stations could be forced to close because the financial pressures caused by coronavirus will render them unviable, the PRA has warned.

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Supermarket price cuts branded anti-competitive
25 March, 2020

The PRA has accused supermarkets of aggressive, anti-competitive pricing after Morrisons and then Asda slashed their fuel prices, with 12ppl off petrol and 8ppl off diesel.

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Sector working flat out to keep emergency services supplied
25 March, 2020

With the fuel retail sector identified by the Government as one of the keys to keeping the emergency services going during the coronavirus pandemic, the PRA and its members have been working flat out to ensure they can operate safely for customers and staff.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chief confident fuel retailers can keep up supplies despite pandemic
20 March, 2020

PRA boss Brian Madderson has said he is confident there will be no fuel shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, despite panic buying of other commodities.

Have you introduced a new way of doing business/added new services during the pandemic, that you will continue to offer in the future?