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September

Time to train rules an unnecessary burden
16 September, 2010

The government’s ‘Time to Train’ rules are an unnecessary burden on retailers and will not deliver greater training opportunities for those working in local shops, the Association of Convenience Stores has argued.

Retailers' mixed response to potential Total sale
16 September, 2010

Retailers have been mixed in their reaction to Total's announcement last week that it is undertaking a strategic review of its UK downstream operations. As part of this review it is considering the sale of its marketing assets in the UK.

It's business as usual, says Murco
16 September, 2010

Following the recent announcement by Murco’s parent company, Murphy Oil Corporation, of its intention to exit from

Total confirms UK downstream review
10 September, 2010

Total UK has confirmed it is undertaking a strategic review of its UK downstream operations. As part of this review it is considering the sale of its marketing assets in the UK. The sale would exclude Aviation, Special Fluids and Lubricants.

Harvest Energy picks up nine sites in the north east
09 September, 2010

Top 50 independent Bishop Retail is converting its network of forecourts from BP to Harvest Energy.

Alcohol licensing reform will spell “disaster for local shops"
09 September, 2010

The Association of Convenience Stores has warned the Home Office that alcohol licensing changes outlined in the government's latest licensing consultation would cost convenience stores at least £11m.

Police scrap cardboard coppers
09 September, 2010

Essex Police has scrapped a scheme that saw cardboard cut-outs of police officers used to help cut crime after thieves targeted the figures.

Shell signs Coffee Republic to deliver coffee-to-go
09 September, 2010

Shell has joined forces with the Coffee Republic brand to bring self-serve coffee to around 400 company-owned sites in the UK.

Flogas opens 24-hour service station
09 September, 2010

A new, 24-hour, LPG service station has opened in Leicester to satisfy the demand for gas, as fuel prices surge.

Tesco trials music in 420 petrol stations with Faithless release
02 September, 2010

Tesco is to ramp up the promotional campaign behind its exclusive Faithless

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?