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16 Sep 2021

There's so much to be learned from the success (or lessons) of others, particularly when it come to the ever-moving landscape of social media. So, every week Maybe* dig through all the data...

15 Sep 2021

Read which lucky bike shops and customers were chosen to receive Local Bike Shop Day prizes

14 Sep 2021

Green Streetis a guide to helping smaller retailers & hospitality businesses work together to slash their carbon footprint and become more sustainable as quickly as possible.

13 Sep 2021

Local Bike Shop Day 2021, administered by the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT), was supported by a record number of cycling organisations and bike shops

9 Sep 2021

Join tax compliance company Avalara for a webinar as they cover IOSS & selling into the EU, on Thursday 30th September at 11am.

6 Sep 2021

Gary Spengler, the previous owner of Butterworth Spengler, will be riding between 4th to 12th September to complete over 970 miles for a worthy cause

6 Sep 2021

The Wellbeing Guide provides retailers with practical advice on how to support wellbeing for themselves and their colleagues.

2 Sep 2021

String Theory Garage talked to Maybe* about how they focus on engaging with every single like, comment, share, story watcher AND ensure that their customer journey shines through to...

1 Sep 2021

In celebration of Local Bike Shop Day, TfL have shared blog posts with the aim of showing new cyclists all that London has to offer.

1 Sep 2021

The Togetherfor our Planet campaign encourages small businesses to pledge to cut their emissions to net zero by 2050 or sooner, while helping them grow, adapt and seize new opportunities...

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Calling all Cornish e-bike retailers: Take the DfT e-bike survey now!

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Thee-bike DfT have asked for the ACT's assistance in gathering data from Cornish retailers to measure how effective Government investment in e-bikes in Cornwall would be.

On 8 June 2021, the Prime Minister announced that the Government would pilot an e-cycle (also referred to as electrically assisted pedal cycles (EAPC) or e-bike) support programme in Cornwall. He did this as part of the G7 Summit announcement, and the full press release can be found here.

The investment in Cornwall will focus on creating greater public awareness of and interest in e-cycles, to encourage their purchase, and to measure how effective Government investment would be on a wider scale. While the details of the programme are still being finalised, one possible element is a purchase incentive for e-cycles, meaning that customers would get money off the full retail price of a new e-cycle in participating stores.

The DfT is currently considering how this element might best work, and is keen to do this in a way which best suit your requirements as a retailer. We would therefore be very grateful for your comments and suggestions on the outline proposal, and would like to invite a representative of your business to complete the survey using the link below.

If you have any issues, questions or accessibility requirements please contact the Department at Walking.Cycling@dft.gov.uk.

 

Take the survey now

 

The survey closes on 13 August.

 

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