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Are you ready

to be part of the UK's biggest retail network?

Join bira

Members can save hundreds of pounds every year through approved service providers covering unique retail insurance scheme, with card processing, free legal advice and business banking, product buying and our very own bank. So you’ll quickly make back your investment with our exclusive member benefits.

Membership starts from as little as £17.08 + VAT per month, so it’s affordable no matter how small your business.

How to Join

Join online today:

Click to begin your online application:

Retail membership | Associate membership | BAGMA membership

Join by post:

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

Retail membership | Associate membership | BAGMA membership

By phone: Chat to us for free on 0800 028 0245

In person: Arrange a visit from one of our Regional Membership Managers

Email: Drop us a line, anytime


Annual Subscription Rates

bira retail membership subscriptions are based on business turnover:

Your annual turnover Annual fee ex VAT
Up to £200,000 £205.00
£200,001 to £500,000 £315.00
£500,001 to £1,000,000 £505.00
£1,000,001 to £3,000,000 £675.00
£3,000,001 to £10,000,000 £813.00
Over £10,000,000 £1112.00

“ I joined bira to benefit from the national voice. But it’s about more than that, each service helps save money, time or offers support so we can get on with the business of selling.“

– Paul Glasswell, Owner of Glaswells (Member since 1985)

Find the membership option for you

Retail Membership

for independent retailers with business rated premises in the UK.

Fees from £205 + VAT

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Associate Membership

for suppliers, service providers, training partners and related industry bodies.
Annual fee £453 + VAT

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BAGMA Membership

for independent garden machinery and agricultural dealers in the UK / apply for BAGMA membership
Fees from £191 + VAT

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