Monthly Archives: July 2018

National Association Awards shortlist bira for three accolades

A panel of judges have voted The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) as finalists in three categories for the prestigious Association Excellence Awards 2018. bira has been shortlisted for Best Association Website, Best Association Newsletter and Best Association Magazine.   The awards recognise and reward the hard-won achievements of UK trade bodies, professionals membership organisations […]

bira direct – New Supplier – H&H

5% discount on all orders, PLUS receive a FREE top-selling sentiment magnet counter stand (RRP £220) with all floor display orders received before August 31st 2018 Why choose H&H? Over 400,000,000 products sold in last decade. H&H have a proven track record in best-selling, award-winning personalised and sentimental gift lines year on year. Their Christmas ranges have been in […]

No new tribunals for bira members in 2018

Things are always changing in the field of employment law; shifting rules, regulations and standards can often leave employers feeling confused and frustrated which can lead to costly mistakes for those who don’t take professional legal advice, with one outcome being taken to tribunals. One of the biggest changes in recent years was the decision […]

JEGS Electrical are pleased to announce their new Tower range

JEGS Electrical are pleased to announce and introduce you to their new JEGS Tower range, from traditional kettles & toasters to stylish Rose Gold Kitchenware’s including Rose Gold Glass Jug kettles,  digital microwaves and much more. Tower is made with a promise of quality and affordability. Why JEGS Electrical : Quality products at competitive pricing Dedicated to […]

Best Small Shops competition returns

The Best Small Shops competition, managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), celebrates the commitment and creativity of independent retailers on the UK’s High Streets and the central role they play in their local community. The search for the best small shop in the UK launches on the 4th July 2018 to coincide with Independents’ […]

JEGS are getting behind the team

On Wednesday the JEGS order cut off point will be brought forward an hour to 2pm. This is to allow their hardworking staff to finish early and get home in time for the England match. We please ask that all JEGS shoppers get their orders in before the final whistle blows. Click to view flyer […]

JEGS announce new JQ Catalogue launch

Following the centralisation of JEGS Electrical  to Qualtex Global, JEGS would like to share with you their latest JQ catalogue.  JEGS shoppers will have access to over 54,000 product lines,  ranging from DIY, Houseware, Floor care and small domestic appliances. As the UK’s largest supplier of vacuum cleaner dust bags, filters and home appliance spare […]

Win £300 worth of restaurant vouchers with Connect Distribution

Connect Distribution are offering their customers the chance to win a tasty slap up meal. They’ve got £300 worth of restaurant vouchers up for grabs for one lucky business. If you’ve got a Connect Distribution trade account, login and enter by Tuesday 17th July. Don’t miss your chance to reward your team for their hard […]

bira celebrates Independents’ Day

The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) celebrated this year’s Independents’ Day on 4th July, the best way they know how – with cake! The national event, which encourages shoppers to visit their local retailers, was celebrated up and down the country with special events, offers and discounts. Independents’ Day UK is a not-for-profit campaign that […]