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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS warns of impact of outlawing some log and solid fuel sales
21 February, 2020

A ban on selling some logs and solid fuels for fires could have a significant impact on forecourts, according to the ACS.

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ACS supports initiative promoting free access to cash
19 February, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has pledged to work with a new initiative to help communities retain free access to cash.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
Government announces support for flooded businesses
19 February, 2020

The government has announced additional support for businesses in England affected by flooding following storms Dennis and Ciara.

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ACS reminds retailers about new £20 note introduction next week
14 February, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is urging retailers to ensure that they are prepared for the introduction of the new polymer £20 note from next Thursday (20 February), and to be aware of its security features.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS calls for business rates review to help forecourts
12 February, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores) ACS has called on the chancellor to encourage investment in the UK’s 8,400 forecourts by committing to a business rates review in the 2020 Budget on March 11.

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Lords raise issue of free-to-use ATMs in debate in Parliament
07 February, 2020

Members of the House of Lords have raised concerns about access to cash in communities and the provision of free-to-use ATMs in a debate in parliament this week.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS warns Environment Bill could cause problems for retailers
31 January, 2020

The Government has confirmed it will re-introduce the Environment Bill to Parliament, kick starting debate on the introduction of a deposit return scheme, reform of the PRN (packaging recovery note) system and a new levy on single use plastics.

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ACS urges police chiefs to make tackling violence a top priority
24 January, 2020

Police chiefs and the government are being urged by The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) to make tackling violence a top priority.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS urges convenience store workers to engage in survey
22 January, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is calling on people working in convenience stores to provide their views on employment in the sector as part of its 2020 Colleague Survey.

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.

Has the Government's shock announcement to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles - as well as hybrids - to 2035 or even earlier caused concern and disruption to your future forecourt development plans?