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2 Dec 2020

The recent ACT restructure means that cycle businesses can benefit from extended business support and new services as well as full annual ACT membership from just £60 per year!

2 Dec 2020

A refreshed suite of posters developed to support retailers in encouraging shoppers to wear face coverings using behavioural science techniques. The posters are available free of charge for...

2 Dec 2020

Independent bicycle retailers in Bradford, Ipswitch and York have all been commended in this year's search for the Best Small Shop of 2020!

27 Nov 2020

Recent events have once again highlighted the growing concerns centred on the UK's growing use of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services.

26 Nov 2020

A family run, independent, home and gift shop in Worcester has been named as Britain's Best Small Shop of 2020.

25 Nov 2020

The Chancellor presented his Spending Review to Parliament today settingout the Government's departmental spending plans for the year ahead andresponse to Coronavirus (Covid-19).

24 Nov 2020

On Monday ACT members were invited to join Maybe* for a free webinar to learn how to optimise social media use.

19 Nov 2020

IRC member enters debate to seek an extension to the moratorium onevictions within the Coronavirus Act 2020. Can you help us...

19 Nov 2020

Indie Retail are delighted to announce a partnership between themselves and the app-controlled window display sign TraffikFlo, enabling more shops to simply and effectively manage social...

18 Nov 2020

ACT members are invited to join Maybe* on Monday 23rd November at 8pm for a webinar to learn how you can optimise your social media use.

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Complete the Government Serious Crime Research Survey

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Survey iconDespite the understandable recent focus on Covid-19 and recovery, the threat from terrorism, which is not just constrained to the UK's largest cities, sadly remains.

This has been tragically and repeatedly demonstrated by recent attacks in Streatham and Reading, as well as the disruption of several high-profile plots by individuals living in towns and smaller communities.

The UK Government aims to reduce the risk to the UK and its citizens from all forms of terrorism, so that people can go about their daily lives freely and with confidence. As part of this approach, members of the public, business owners/managers and local communities play a critical role in helping ensure the safety of the public.

As part of Government's efforts to routinely review and seek to improve their approach, they are conducting a high priority research project to speak to organisations in your industry (and other industries).

The Government need to speak to business owners/managers of Micro/Small businesses (up to 250 employees, not sole traders) with premises that are publicly accessible (in normal times!), from across Great Britain. Even if they have not been directly affected by these types of incidents before, or have no prior knowledge of security issues, it is important to have their voice included in this research.

The Government has asked if the ACT can distribute the following survey to our members. Any time take to complete the survey is much appreciated.

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