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Coronavirus support: We’re providing UK independent retail businesses with free temporary membership for 3 months.


Support and advice at the times you need it the most

From accessing free advice from expert employment law advisers to gaining preferential rates on business finance products, Bira membership benefits provide you with the helping hand you need to keep your business moving in the right direction.

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Coronavirus Hub: Advice and support for independent retail businesses

We've collated everything you need to know about Covid-19 including guidance, advice, webinars and resources to provide support to you, your employees and your business through this critical time. Whether you're currently open or are looking to reopen, make sure your business is prepared to keep you, your staff and your customers safe and healthy.

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Whether you're a start-up or have been in business for decades, signing up for our newsletter is the first step to improving business productivity, saving time and thousands of pounds each year.

Start selling your products online

EKM has helped over 80,000 businesses create their own successful online shop. That's why Bira has teamed up with EKM to offer Bira members EKM ecommerce services for 3 months totally for free!

Retail sectors

We are proud to support, advise and lobby on behalf of all independent retail businesses in the UK, from local DIY & hardware stores to health stores, cafes & eateries, boutiques, salons, fashion retailers, department stores and more.
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