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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS welcomes sentencing Bill in Queen's Speech
16 October, 2019

The proposed introduction of a new Sentencing Bill in the Queen’s Speech has been welcomed by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), and it has called for further measures to tackle the root causes of retail crime.

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Debbie Robinson takes over from Patrick Sewell as ACS chair
04 October, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has announced the appointment of Central England Co-operative chief executive Debbie Robinson as its new chair from November, with independent retailer Paul Stone taking on the role of vice chair.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS report highlights forecourt sector's benefit to community
04 October, 2019

The vital role that the UK’s 7,402 forecourt shops play in their local communities, through providing secure local jobs, providing access to essential services and taking time out of the business to support local projects, has been revealed by a new report.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS joins in fringe event at Conservative Party conference
02 October, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has highlighted the serious impact that crime has on staff working in the convenience sector at a fringe event during Conservative Party conference.

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Disappointment at Chancellor's plan to hike living wage rate
02 October, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the Government to allow the Low Pay Commission to set wage rates based on evidence rather than political pressure in response to an announcement from the Chancellor.

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ACS welcomes move to provide cash deserts with ATMs
02 October, 2019

The launch of a new initiative from UK Finance, which aims to help local communities to identify and secure appropriate access to cash and payment services, has been welcomed by the ACS.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS takes retail crime message to Labour Party conference
25 September, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called for more to be done to tackle the root causes of retail crime at a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton.

Government launches 'get ready for Brexit' briefings
16 September, 2019

The Government has launched its new campaign ‘Get Ready for Brexit’ aimed at businesses and the general public to encourage them to prepare for EU Exit on October 31,

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS welcomes exemption option in Scottish deposit return scheme
13 September, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed further detail from the Scottish Government on the proposed regulations for the introduction of a deposit return scheme, which includes plans to allow retailers to apply for exemptions.

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Report calls for action over attacks on shopworkers
13 September, 2019

New research from City University of London calling for greater action from the Government to tackle violence against shopworkers has been welcomed by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

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