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24 Nov 2022

According to a new survey, Cambridge is the best in the country for independent shopping to support small businesses. The study found that many of the city's small businesses turned out to be...

22 Nov 2022

Groups of independent retailers in York are to receive a £25,000 funding boost to help with promotion during the Christmas trading period and to attract more customers in 2023.

22 Nov 2022

The IRC has joined bira and other retail trade associations in backing the ‘Colour Friday’ alternative to this week’s Black Friday sales.

21 Nov 2022

Shop owners in Earlsfield, Wandsworth are teaming up in the run-up to keep the high street busy in the run-up to Christmas. With the cost-of-living crisis affecting independent shops, the...

21 Nov 2022

During this festive period, V12 want to increase the support available to you and your customers. From this Friday their Customer Services, Underwriting and Validations teams will be operating...

18 Nov 2022

Dave Wilsher ex-ACT Director wins Family Business of the Year at the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce awards.

17 Nov 2022

Retail and small business organisations have given a cautious welcome to business-focused aspects of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

17 Nov 2022

Cycle retailers around the UK facing up to the imminent challenges of recession will need to stay one step ahead of the curve to survive. Now is the time to benefit from being part of something...

15 Nov 2022

Belfast City Council is seeking expressions of interest to provide publicly accessible secure cycle storage facilities across the city.

15 Nov 2022

New research from Research Nester has forecast that between now and 2033, the global bicycle market could reach an estimated value of approximately $130 billion, by expanding at a compound...

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Have your say with the Online Sales Tax (OST) Survey

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

The Online Sales Tax (OST) Survey is your opportunity to have your say and help us influence the government regarding the implementation of an OST.
 
The focus of the Government’s consultation is to better understand how such a tax might be designed and the impact it might have.
 
Independent Retail Confederation (IRC) members have always campaigned for lower business rates and the Government has confirmed that income from an OST would be used to reduce rates.
 
It is a complex subject and your insight will greatly help us to submit a quality response to the consultation. It will also help us develop future campaigns on the issue of business rates.
 
Please complete the survey by clicking the button below as soon as possible.

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