ACS Announces Security Showcase Shortlist

The Association of Convenience Stores is delighted to announce the line-up of companies that have been chosen to present at the Security Showcase on 21st November at bet365 Stadium in Stoke.

This new event for 2018 will begin by providing an insight into the extent and types of retail crime against the sector and the challenges retailers face in tackling these issues. There will then be presentations from suppliers of crime prevention equipment exploring the latest solutions and how they could benefit retailers and their stores.

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Fuel Pre-Payment Not a Quick Fix to Stop Crime

ACS has responded to comments made by Simon Cole QPM, the National Police Chief’s Council lead on local policing and Leicestershire Chief Constable about the widespread introduction of pre-payment of fuel, suggesting that Chief Constable Cole doesn’t appreciate the significant cost and complexity that pre-payment entails for the UK’s 8,400+ petrol forecourts.

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ACS: Convenience Stores Make Positive Contribution to High Street Health

The Association of Convenience Stores has responded to a new report from the Royal Society of Public Health, highlighting the positive role that convenience stores play in the lives of people across the UK.

The Health on the High Street  2018 report, published today, rates each type of outlet on the high street on four areas of health:

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ACS Publishes Making Tax Digital Guide

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has produced a guide to help retailers prepare for submitting quarterly tax updates digitally under HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) reforms.

From 1st April 2019, businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) must:

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