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Bira has delivered genuine savings for independent retail businesses like yours since 1899.


Become a Bira Retail Member

For any type of independent retail business with shop premises in the UK.
To celebrate 120 years of independent retail support, we’re offering retail membership at a reduced rate for a limited time only! This represents a huge 41% discount on the standard price.

On average, businesses that choose to join Bira membership save:

  1. £516 saving  on card processing
  2. 30% cheaper tariffs than standard business banking
  3. £1300 saved with free legal advice
  4. £1518 saved on product with buying though Bira Direct
  5. Up to 20% off of your energy renewal price

Join retail membership today

Become a BAGMA member

For independent garden machinery and agricultural dealers in the UK.

On average, businesses that choose to join BAGMA membership save:

  1. Specifically designed training courses tailored to your business
  2. £516 saving  on card processing
  3. 30% cheaper tariffs than standard business banking
  4. £1300 saved with free legal advice
  5. Up to 20% off of your energy renewal price

Join BAGMA membership today


Whatever your business, the member benefits that you’ll receive will help reduce your business costs, while offering you better value for money on services that help you to tackle the changing retail landscape.

Our business has been with Bira for around 10 years. In this time, we’ve saved on bank charges which provides great financial support. It’s good to know there’s someone on the other end of the phone that you can ask about running your business.

Lucy Matthews, Bookends (Member since 2008)

Contact the membership team

If you need help finding the right package for your business or would like to book a regional membership manager visit, please get in touch with a member of the membership team. Call membership today on 0800 028 0245 or email membership@bira.co.uk

Associate membership+

Associate membership - For suppliers, service providers, training partners and related industry bodies.

Find out more

Join by post+

Download and print the relevant application form, fill it in and send it back to Bira, 225 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B5 7UB.

Retail membership | BAGMA membership | Associate membership 

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1 Non-member cost per annum £2,021, member cost £1,655. Saving assumes credit card turnover of £225,000 per annum and includes £150 set up fee, figures are consistent with a typical bira member profile.

2 Non-member cost per annum £1,394, member cost £639. Saving assumes total turnover of £250,000 per annum based on a typical bira member profile.

3 Standard charge out rate of £135 per hour and assumes an average of half hour per call including research and liaison. bira legal one2one subject to additional costs.

4 See bira.co.uk/bira-direct/members-save-1518-average-per-year 

5 Energy supply renewal price is the initial price offered by your incumbent supplier prior to the renewal date. Offered by Spiral Utilities.


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