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Support and advice at the times you need it the most

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

With mandatory regulations surrounding social distancing in shops due to COVID-19, it’s important to ensure that you’re communicating your expectations to your customers and colleagues.

Free downloadable posters Coronavirus Hub

Taking your physical store
to the next level in a digital age

Your customers want a swift, multi-channel way to shop and buy. That’s why we’ve partnered with EKM and Clearpay, so you can quickly set up your ecommerce store online and deliver interest-free instalment payment options for your customers.

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Coronavirus support: Keeping your customers and employees safe

You’ll no doubt be planning for the near future and considering the changes you’ll have to make to the way you trade, so we’re pleased to say that Bira service partners and Direct Suppliers are here for you. From PPE, floor stickers and strut cards to protective screens and a-boards, you'll find everything you need to equip your shop with the social distancing signage to keep you and your customers safe, healthy and compliant.

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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