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Bira: more support needed for small independent retailers through Covid-19 emergency

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has announced that it is ‘continuing in its efforts to get the best deal for its members’ during the coronavirus crisis. Bira has already lobbied for extra support for independent retailers following the outbreak of Covid-19. However, the trade body’s ceo Andrew Goodacre said …

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Rainy Day Trust offers emergency winter fuel payments

The cold weather has set in once again and industry charity Rainy Day Trust (RDT) has launched its 2019 Emergency Winter Fuel Campaign. RDT ceo Bryan Clover said: “The government runs a cold weather payment scheme that pays £25 to those on means-tested welfare benefits when the average temperature is …

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