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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS survey reveals impact of lockdown on sector
20 May, 2020

The challenges faced by retailers and colleagues since the lockdown, and the changes that they have made in store to keep their communities going are revealed in findings from a survey by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

Landmark ruling on ATM business rates welcomed
20 May, 2020

The long-running dispute over the rating of ATM machines is over following a ruling today (20th May) by the UK Supreme Court on whether ATM facilities, both inside and outside of

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS gives evidence to two Parliamentary Covid-19 inquiries
06 May, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has provided evidence to two Parliamentary inquiries which explore the impact of Covid-19 on businesses and the food supply chain, highlighting the vital role that local shops have played in feeding communities.

ACS issues retailer guidance for staff coronavirus testing
27 April, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has developed a template letter that retailers can use to communicate with staff over email, post or display in staff rooms about how to

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS welcomes laws giving greater protection to tenants
24 April, 2020

Legislation that will protect businesses against aggressive rent collection tactics by landlords during the coronavirus lockdown has been welcomed by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS publishes advice on how to process volunteer transactions
22 April, 2020

New guidance to help convenience retailers to support customers who are grocery shopping on behalf of others during the COVID-19 outbreak has been published by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

Chancellor Rishi Sunak
ACS calls for change to grant so more petrol stations will qualify
22 April, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is urging the Government to change the eligibility for its business grant support so it takes in more petrol filling stations.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS urges retailers to report unfair price hikes
08 April, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has launched a new campaign this week, calling on convenience store retailers to report those who are attempting to raise prices unfairly and take advantage of consumers during the Covid-19 outbreak.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS lists financial support available for retailers
03 April, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has collated the business rates and cash grant support measures that have been made available for retailers in England, Scotland and Wales in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

a contactlss card in use
New £45 limit on contactless payments introduced
01 April, 2020

From today (1 April) the contactless card payment limit in shops is increasing to £45 as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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