Monthly Archives: August 2017

Connect Distribution launches new 2018 catalogue

Connect Distribution launches new 2018 retailers catalogue – the UK’s leading distributor of spare parts, accessories, consumables and small domestic appliances – has launched there new 416 page glossy colour catalogue. There are 8 main sections including ‘Floorcare’, ‘Home Appliances’, ‘Outdoor’ ‘Heating & Cooling’, ‘Electrical, Lighting, Hardware and ‘Multimedia’. All of the products featured in […]

Excitement builds for Oscars of housewares industry

With just over a month until this year’s Excellence in Housewares Awards, which is co-hosted by Progressive Housewares and bira, tensions are building to see who will be named as bira-Cookshop and Housewares Retailer of the Year. In the running for Retailer of the Year 2017 are members Art of Living – Banstead, Cobham and […]

Introducing the new bira bank Regular Savings Account

The New bira Bank Regular Savings Account – an introduction from John Collins, Managing Director, bira Bank. Bira bank is looking to increase its depositor base and encourage more members into opening a savings account with their Trade Association bank. As you will be aware, at bira bank we aim to deliver benefit to bira […]

Watch out for exemption certificate scams

Be wary of scams involving the sale of fake certificates that suggest you do not have workplace pension duties. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is investigating at least one company offering what it describes as “Certificates of Auto Enrolment Exemption” to employers. If you’re offered the chance to buy a certificate of exemption or any similar […]