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23.11

Service update and thank you from Toolstream CEO Darrell Morris

Bira Direct supplier Toolstream send a service update to members regarding stock levels due to Covid-19 and Brexit. During these challenging times, I wanted to reach out to give you an update on what we’re doing to make sure we get your orders to you as quickly and safely as possible. Things are a little […]

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23.11

Captivate Brands reduce minimum orders for carriage paid deliveries

In light of the restrictions and tough lockdown measures in place, Captivate Brands would like to offer a reduced minimum order value for carriage paid deliveries for Bira members until Christmas. The minimum order for carriage paid will now be £250 ex VAT (usually £350), customers can also break packs and mix across the four […]

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22.11

List your business for free on a national newspaper website

We know how difficult trade is for many of you right now, and we are always working hard to provide you with new opportunities to promote your business and grow your customer base. This week, the Daily Mirror and 35 of its regional titles across England and Wales are launching In Your Area – a […]

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20.11

Bira Direct announce new supplier Falcon Panel Products

Bira Direct are excited to announce new supplier Falcon Panel Products. Founded in 1986 Falcon Panel Products is a leading wood based panel products importer, distributor and solutions specialist. Falcon Panel products have a on-site port facility at Tilbury and depots in Nottingham, West Bromwich, Haydock, Leeds, High Wycombe and Gateshead and are strategically located […]

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17.11

Bira CEO talks retail lockdown in podcast series

Bira CEO Andrew Goodacre is the latest guest on Service Dealer’s regular podcast series. The Inside Agri-Turf series which has featured BAGMA‘s Director Keith Christian usually focusses on matters from the agriculture and groundscare sector however, Andrew was invited on to talk about the retail sector. He talks to host Chris Biddle in an episode […]

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17.11

Eleven council areas of Scotland to be put under tightest restrictions

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that 11 council areas in the country are moving into level four of the coronavirus tier system. In further efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19, it means millions of Scots will be living with the strictest restrictions. The council areas that will move to level four for […]

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13.11

Scottish tier system: Guidance for retailers published

The Scottish Government has published its guidance about retail closures under its five-tier Covid-alert system. The framework governs the restrictions for each Local Authority area. No local authorities have been placed in Level 4 (the highest – and which requires closure of ‘non-essential retail’) with the vast majority in Levels 3  and 2.  The levels […]

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13.11

Job Retention Bonus Scheme withdrawn

The Government’s Job Retention Bonus Scheme has been withdrawn after other support measures were announced. The Job Retention Bonus was a £1,000 one-off taxable payment to the employer, for each eligible employee that was furloughed and kept continuously employed until January 31, 2021. However, the scheme was withdrawn after the enhanced furlough package was announced […]

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13.11

‘Non-essential’ retailers in line for grants totalling £2.2 billion

‘Non-essential’ retailers forced to shut in England’s second lockdown could be eligible for grants totalling £2.2 billion, the Government has announced. Businesses will benefit from two grant schemes: one for businesses that have had to close, and another scheme for further business support as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Money was transferred to councils […]

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13.11

A New Era Of Trolley Bags

British Reusable Shopping Bag Company Rebrand and Launch New Product After Surge in Consumers Usage During Pandemic 2020 has seen consumer shopping habits change dramatically due to Coronavirus, meaning Trolley Bags have never been more useful. Shoppers are wanting less contact in stores so are turning to the reusable shopping bag system as another way […]

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