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Delivering genuine savings on essential business services for 120 years and counting.

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The retail industry is undergoing significant transformation. Discover member benefits that other independent retailers just like you, are using to keep their business ahead of the curve.

Product buying

Keep your customers satisfied, by providing them with the products they want when they want it. Discover the latest product trend forecasts, enjoy bigger savings on leading brands and products, and streamline your entire invoicing process with Bira Direct.

Savings & loans

Bira Bank helps small businesses achieve their full potential, offering a range of financial products that have been designed with your independent business in mind.

Legislation & advice

Our aim is to ensure a level playing field in the retail industry by providing free and unlimited legal advice and lobbying on your behalf. Access guidance and support to tackle the latest legislation changes that may affect your business.


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Member benefits

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Member benefit
    Bira insurance
    The exclusive Bira insurance scheme designed and delivered by...
  • Member benefit
    Join Bira
    We deliver genuine savings for businesses like yours, whatever...
  • Business essentials - Member benefit
    Reduce your running costs
    Members make an average saving of £516 when using...

Popular

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Bira Direct
    The stock buying group for independents. Enjoy bigger savings...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Bira Insurance £1,000 cash prize competition
    We’re giving away £1,000! We aim to make running...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Bira legal
    Expert advice in Employment Law, HR and Health &...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Business banking
    bira has negotiated preferential business banking rates with service...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Card Processing rates
    Approved service provider Global Payments has partnered with bira...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Down Your High Street
    DYHS increases your revenue online through the exclusive offer...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Invoice Manager
    You are required to login to view this page....
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Maybe*
    Turning social media conversations into insights and actions that...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Range Builders
    Build your businesses product range with Bira Direct’s Range...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Sign up to our newsletter
    Subscribe to our free newsletter to keep up to...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Vend point of sale (ePOS) software
    Every retailer needs a reliable point-of-sale system. We’ve teamed...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Xero + Vend online accounting solution
    Prepare your retail business for Making Tax Digital (MTD)...

Product buying

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Bira Direct
    The stock buying group for independents. Enjoy bigger savings...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Cookware
    Cookware and kitchenware basics and travel inspiration spark conversations...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    DIY and Hardware
    Conversations in DIY and Hardware focus around conservation With...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Gifting and lifestyle
    Conversations about unique gifts and products that encourage people...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Invoice Manager
    You are required to login to view this page....
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Product Suppliers
    The Bira Direct Supplier Directory has over 200 promoted...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Range Builders
    Build your businesses product range with Bira Direct’s Range...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Sign up
    Sign up to the Bira Direct Newsletter to hear...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Winter rebate
    Earn a rebate on your total spend with Bira...

Savings & loans

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    BAGMA Bank
    Products built around you BAGMA Bank offer a range...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Bira Bank
    Products built around you Bira Bank offer a range...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Deposit accounts
    Opening a Bira Bank deposit account is a convenient way to...
  • Service of the month - Member benefit
    Equipment Loans
    Our equipment loans could help you get the most...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Ford Partnership
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    ISA
    If you’re looking to make the most of your...
  • Service of the month - Member benefit
    Loans
    We know how important your business is to you....
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Personal Loans
    Possible uses: Holidays Weddings Home improvements Travelling Jewellery Education...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Regular Savings Account
    As you will be aware, at Bira Bank we...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Toyota & Lexus vehicle loans
    With the partner discount that Bira has agreed with...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Toyota and Lexus BAGMA Bank
    With the partner discount that BAGMA has agreed with...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Vehicle Loans
    Whether you’re working out a budget on a price...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Working Capital Loans
    Working Capital Loans are designed to help you manage...

Legislation & advice

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Articles
    Our membership magazine demonstrates real membership value and is...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Bira legal
    Expert advice in Employment Law, HR and Health &...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Bira retail training
    As we offer a varied calendar of training for...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Brexit
    We’ve compiled the latest Government guidance on how business...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Data Protection and Consumer Rights
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Employment, HR and Health & Safety
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Food and drink
    We’ve compiled the latest Government guidance on how business...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Knowledge hub
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Member communications
    As a bira member, we’ll keep you up-to-date with...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Policy and influencing
    Fighting for the rights of independent businesses. Bira influences...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Quarterly Sales Monitor (QSM)
    As a Bira member you can influence change through...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Sign up to our newsletter
    Subscribe to our free newsletter to keep up to...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Transporting and importing goods to the EU post-Brexit
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Visiting the EU
    To travel to Europe after Brexit there are things...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Wages Survey
    As a Bira member you can influence change through...

All Services

Looking for something specific? Click ‘Show All’ to start searching our full collection of services.
Become a member to take advantage of over 30 fantastic services, all designed to greatly save you money and time.

  • Member benefit
    Accountancy service
    You now have access to preferential rates from TaxAssist...
  • Member benefit
    Albion computers
    Your one-stop-shop for Apple products, specialised Vend ePOS support...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Articles
    Our membership magazine demonstrates real membership value and is...
  • Member benefit
    Asbestos Consultancy
    We’ll help you with your Asbestos Management Plan Every...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    BAGMA Bank
    Products built around you BAGMA Bank offer a range...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Bira Bank
    Products built around you Bira Bank offer a range...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Bira Direct
    The stock buying group for independents. Enjoy bigger savings...
  • Member benefit
    Bira insurance
    The exclusive Bira insurance scheme designed and delivered by...
  • Member benefit
    Bira Insurance quick quote form
    Towergate Insurance listened to what Bira members said they...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Bira Insurance £1,000 cash prize competition
    We’re giving away £1,000! We aim to make running...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Bira legal
    Expert advice in Employment Law, HR and Health &...
  • Member benefit
    bira music store
    Amazing Instore provides licence-free music to enhance the atmosphere...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Bira retail training
    As we offer a varied calendar of training for...
  • Member benefit
    Bira workplace pensions
    Take the confusion out of auto-enrolment with Bira workplace...
  • Member benefit
    Branded carrier bags
    Every retailer needs branded bags, so we’ve teamed up...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Brexit
    We’ve compiled the latest Government guidance on how business...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Business banking
    bira has negotiated preferential business banking rates with service...
  • Member benefit
    Business lifecycle planning
    Plan for critical aspects of your business lifecyle from...
  • Member benefit
    Business stationery and office equipment
    bira has teamed up with Charter Office Equipment Limited...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Card Processing rates
    Approved service provider Global Payments has partnered with bira...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Cookware
    Cookware and kitchenware basics and travel inspiration spark conversations...
  • Member benefit
    Cycle to Work
    Just some of the benefits of the Cycle to...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Data Protection and Consumer Rights
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Member benefit
    Debt collection
    We’ve partnered with Capitol Commercial Collections to provide our...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Deposit accounts
    Opening a Bira Bank deposit account is a convenient way to...
  • Member benefit
    Distributor take back scheme
    VRWS’s proposal to continue to coordinate DTS in Phase...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    DIY and Hardware
    Conversations in DIY and Hardware focus around conservation With...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Down Your High Street
    DYHS increases your revenue online through the exclusive offer...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Employment, HR and Health & Safety
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Service of the month - Member benefit
    Equipment Loans
    Our equipment loans could help you get the most...
  • Member benefit
    Financial planning
    bira has partnered up with Wren Sterling, current providers...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Food and drink
    We’ve compiled the latest Government guidance on how business...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Ford Partnership
  • Member benefit
    Fuel card
    We’ve teamed up with The Fuelcard People to offer...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Gifting and lifestyle
    Conversations about unique gifts and products that encourage people...
  • Member benefit
    Guides and documents
    Documents and guides that every successful small business owner...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Invoice Manager
    You are required to login to view this page....
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    ISA
    If you’re looking to make the most of your...
  • Member benefit
    Join Bira
    We deliver genuine savings for businesses like yours, whatever...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Knowledge hub
  • Service of the month - Member benefit
    Loans
    We know how important your business is to you....
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Maybe*
    Turning social media conversations into insights and actions that...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Member communications
    As a bira member, we’ll keep you up-to-date with...
  • Member benefit
    Member meetings
    We have eight branches, run independently by members, across...
  • Member benefit
    Mobile marketing
    Bira has teamed up with Textlocal to provide our...
  • Member benefit
    MTD
    From What Making Tax Digital means for your business to...
  • Member benefit
    OSS Retail
    Leading management training for retailers by retailers brought to...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Personal Loans
    Possible uses: Holidays Weddings Home improvements Travelling Jewellery Education...
  • Member benefit
    Point of Sale
    BNP Paribas Personal Finance understand that customer expectations around...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Policy and influencing
    Fighting for the rights of independent businesses. Bira influences...
  • Member benefit
    Private medical insurance
    Private Medical Insurance is one of the most valued...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Product Suppliers
    The Bira Direct Supplier Directory has over 200 promoted...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Quarterly Sales Monitor (QSM)
    As a Bira member you can influence change through...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Range Builders
    Build your businesses product range with Bira Direct’s Range...
  • Member benefit
    Rating Appeal Service
    Why choose our business rating appeal service? No win,...
  • Member benefit
    Recommend a friend and reap rewards
    2019 marks 120 years of support for independent retail...
  • Business essentials - Member benefit
    Reduce your running costs
    Members make an average saving of £516 when using...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Regular Savings Account
    As you will be aware, at Bira Bank we...
  • Member benefit
    Retail training
    Develop your team with Bira Training Bira Training courses...
  • Member benefit
    Savings
    As a trade association bank operating in the retail...
  • Member benefit
    Shop fitting service
    Why we recommend Salepoint’s shop fitting service: Benefit from...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Sign up
    Sign up to the Bira Direct Newsletter to hear...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Sign up to our newsletter
    Subscribe to our free newsletter to keep up to...
  • Member benefit
    Spiral utilities
    How your business will benefit: When it comes to...
  • Member benefit
    Telecoms
    Whatever the business size, we’re sure we can help...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Toyota & Lexus vehicle loans
    With the partner discount that Bira has agreed with...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Toyota and Lexus BAGMA Bank
    With the partner discount that BAGMA has agreed with...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Transporting and importing goods to the EU post-Brexit
    A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with...
  • Member benefit
    Utilities
    Start saving on your utilities today Worried about the...
  • Member benefit
    Utility Options
    Bira members save an average of £1,030 when they...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Vehicle Loans
    Whether you’re working out a budget on a price...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Vend point of sale (ePOS) software
    Every retailer needs a reliable point-of-sale system. We’ve teamed...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Visiting the EU
    To travel to Europe after Brexit there are things...
  • Legislation & advice - Member benefit
    Wages Survey
    As a Bira member you can influence change through...
  • Member benefit
    Waste management
    bira has partnered with 1st Waste Management, a full...
  • Member benefit
    Website design
    Start using this service and save on your site...
  • Product Buying - Member benefit
    Winter rebate
    Earn a rebate on your total spend with Bira...
  • Savings & Loans - Member benefit
    Working Capital Loans
    Working Capital Loans are designed to help you manage...
  • Popular - Member benefit
    Xero + Vend online accounting solution
    Prepare your retail business for Making Tax Digital (MTD)...


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