ACS Encourages Retailers to Follow Snow Code As Bad Weather Hits UK

Written by Leah Myers

Following the MET Office’s severe weather warning for rain, snow, and ice, ACS has advised retailers to follow the Department for Transport’s Snow Code when moving snow and ice outside their stores. Under Health and Safety law, businesses are required (so far as is reasonably practicable) to keep routes into the store free from anything […]

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Assured Advice Guides Updated for 2017

Written by Leah Myers

ACS is encouraging retailers to sign up for Assured Advice and benefit from industry leading best practice on a range of issues affecting a convenience store business. All guides have been updated for 2017 and ACS is recommending that retailers look over the new guides for policy changes and any relevant changes they will have […]

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Release Date for New £1 Coin Announced

Written by Leah Myers

The release date for the new 12-sided £1 coin has been announced, officially entering circulation on 28 March 2017. With three months to go, the government is launching a campaign to help raise awareness and encourage the public to return the round £1 coins. The new pound coin will be the most secure of its […]

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Guidance for Retailers on Standardised Packaging and Tobacco Products Directive

Written by Chris Noice

ACS has produced comprehensive new guidance for retailers on the upcoming changes to tobacco retailing coming into force as part of the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive and Standardised Packaging legislation. From 20th May 2016, manufacturers are only able to produce tobacco in standardised packaging and in a minimum pack size of 20, with restrictions also […]

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