The Commission which drew up the report will publish alongside it next month a Draft Alternative Arrangements Protocol.
Posts Tagged: Retail
Last year, almost 10,000 people working in convenience stores were the victim of violence while doing their job, with similar numbers reported by big retail stores.
The David and Goliath struggle between the Metric Martyrs and EU harmonisation could yet have a happy ending.
We want more people to discover the charms of independent retailers, so that they can continue to thrive.
People no longer buy coffee and a snack on their way into work, do not go out at lunchtime, and often stay in the premises late into the evening.
Why not build more co-working spaces into large retail units, to fit modern lifestyles? Places like Pret A Manger already double as mobile offices for many people.
We need to take a dynamic new approach to our High Streets with ambitious thinking. The future is not just retail.
The good news is that it means great potential to increase the housing supply. Bold planning changes are needed.
Joel Davidson and Amir Sadjady: Bold measures are needed from Hammond next week to save our high streets
Not only are Business Rates too high,but the system of appeals to the Valuation Office is too complicated and remote.
Big retail hasn’t adapted to the new world of e-commerce after 20 years – and it’s doubtful whether it ever will.