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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS reiterates call for action over violence against shopworkers
17 January, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has reiterated calls to the Government to take urgent action to tackle violence and abuse against shopworkers, highlighting the human impact that these incidents have.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS launches initiative to support people living with dementia
15 January, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has launched a campaign in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society to help convenience retailers and colleagues better understand and support customers living with dementia.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS urges retailers to take part in its 2020 crime survey
10 January, 2020

Retailers are being urged to share their experiences of retail crime over the past 12 months in the Association of Convenience Stores’ 2020 Crime Survey.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS welcomes extension of Welsh retail rate relief scheme
08 January, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed an announcement from the Welsh Government which has confirmed an extension to the High Streets and Retail Rate Relief scheme for 2020-21.

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ACS calls on Link to cancel fee cut for cash machine operators
03 January, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is calling on Link, which manages the UK’s ATM network, to cancel its next planned fee cut and stop large numbers of machines being lost from local communities.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS publishes guidance on ban on sales of menthol cigarettes
18 December, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has launched guidance for retailers on the upcoming ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes which comes into force from 20th May 2020.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS urges retailers to prepare for refrigeration regulations change
18 December, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is reminding retailers about upcoming changes to the regulations covering refrigeration from the beginning of January and encouraging them to make sure that their store is prepared.

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Welsh Government to remove rates relief for cash machines
11 December, 2019

The Welsh Government has announced plans to proceed with an order to remove Small Business Rate Relief (SBRR) from ATMs from April next year.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS welcomes report on Scottish deposit return scheme
11 December, 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a report from the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee which has called for further clarity from the Scottish Government on the proposed regulations of a deposit return scheme.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS reports fall in investment by convenience store owners
06 December, 2019

Convenience retailers have been delaying and scaling back on investments in their stores over the last year.

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