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BRC asks for further clarity for EU nationals working in UK retail

BRC asks for further clarity for EU nationals working in UK retail

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has been campaigning for the rights of EU nationals currently in the UK and UK nationals in other EU member states to be confirmed since ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 27th 2017 at 10:44AM
BRC reacts to Queen's Speech: 'Encouraging news for retailers'

BRC reacts to Queen's Speech: 'Encouraging news for retailers'

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The Queen’s Speech took place yesterday, outlining a number of new laws aimed at preparing the UK for a “smooth and orderly” exit from the European Union.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 11:47AM
Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that inflation continued to rise in May, placing UK consumers in a tricky position when it comes to managing their ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:09AM
High street footfall down in May - steepest decline since June 2016

High street footfall down in May - steepest decline since June 2016

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BRC and Springboard’s footfall and vacancies monitor for May has revealed that footfall fell by 1.0% in the UK, the first decline since February.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 12th 2017 at 4:50PM

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'It's vital that the next Government helps retailers keep prices low' says BRC as UK sales slow

'It's vital that the next Government helps retailers keep prices low' says BRC as UK sales slow

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The latest retail sales monitor report from BRC and KPMG has revealed that consumer spending slowed in May both online and on the high street.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 6th 2017 at 11:08AM
General Election: BRC responds to Conservative, Lib Dem and Labour manifestos

General Election: BRC responds to Conservative, Lib Dem and Labour manifestos

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The general election takes place on June 8th, when the UK will decide who will run our country for the next five years.

Laura  Barnes
on May 19th 2017 at 11:08AM
April saw fastest footfall growth in 5 years, but how can retailers keep the momentum going?

April saw fastest footfall growth in 5 years, but how can retailers keep the momentum going?

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Footfall in April grew 1.6% – the fastest growth since March 2014, revealed the latest BRC-Springboard footfall and vacancies monitor.

Laura  Barnes
on May 16th 2017 at 11:38AM
Retailers continue to reassess staffing levels as number of full-time jobs declines

Retailers continue to reassess staffing levels as number of full-time jobs declines

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Q1’s BRC Retail Employment Monitor reveals that the equivalent number of full time jobs fell by 3.9% compared with the same quarter a year ago.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 27th 2017 at 9:56AM

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High street footfall continues to outperform shopping centres and retail parks

High street footfall continues to outperform shopping centres and retail parks

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Footfall in March grew 1.3% on the previous year, the fastest growth since March 2014, according to the latest BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies monitor.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 19th 2017 at 10:40AM
BRC outlines how important EU workers are to British retail

BRC outlines how important EU workers are to British retail

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Following the Prime Minister’s triggering of Article 50, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has commented on why it is important that the UK’s post-Brexit labour and immigration policy is fair ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:19AM
How the new £1 coin will impact retailers

How the new £1 coin will impact retailers

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The Royal Mint has launched a new 12-sided £1 coin today (March 28th) that will replace the current ‘round pound’.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 28th 2017 at 3:21PM
'The imminent triggering of Article 50 is already impacting retail'

'The imminent triggering of Article 50 is already impacting retail'

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BRC and Springboard have released their latest Footfall and Vacancies Monitor, which covers the four weeks from January 29th to February 25th 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 21st 2017 at 5:01PM

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Bricks and mortar stores need to become 'clicks and mortar' if they want to survive

Bricks and mortar stores need to become 'clicks and mortar' if they want to survive

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The amount spent online in January 2017 accounted for 14.6% of all retail spending, revealed the latest report from the Office of National Statistics.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:51AM
BRC launches Retail 2020 Dashboard to monitor how the retail workplace landscape is changing

BRC launches Retail 2020 Dashboard to monitor how the retail workplace landscape is changing

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has announced the launch of its new Retail 2020 Dashboard, which will monitor how the retail workforce landscape is changing by tracking four key metrics ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 4:13PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

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The biggest stories on MI Pro this week include the news that hackers took over a number of US radio stations to play an anti-Trump song, and a recent report ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 10th 2017 at 10:14AM