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Lockdown brings ‘economic silver lining’ to BHETA members

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has published its second quarterly economic report, which includes the impact of lockdown through to May. The document runs to almost 50 pages and pulls together multiple sources of data on trading in the home improvement, DIY, housewares, garden and small domestic appliances …

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Bira: ‘Transparent and detailed support’ needed for independent retailers forced to shut in UK lockdown

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) is calling for immediate access to financial support for independent retailers affected by the Government-imposed lockdown of the country. At 8.30pm this evening (Monday March 23) Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a UK-wide lockdown including the closure of all ‘non-essential’ shops in a bid …

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