Less Than Two Weeks Until ACS’ Heart of the Community!

Book your place at ACS' Heart of the Community conference, taking from 11.00am – 6.00pm on 18th October at One Great George Street, Westminster.

ACS’ unmissable political conference will bring together over 200 retailers and will address sustainability for local shops and the emerging politics which will impact stores beyond the pandemic.

Ben Page, Ipsos MORI chief executive, has been confirmed to address the conference and will explore the changing political landscape. Ben has worked with Government and Opposition Ministers to examine consumer trends and public behaviour.

Read More

Local Shops Call for Investment Boost Ahead of 2021 Budget

In its’ submission to the Autumn Budget, the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called on the Government to introduce tax reform measures that will help convenience retailers invest in the future of their business, including the extension of 100% business rate relief to all businesses with a rateable value of under £51,000.

Read More

ACS: Natasha’s Law Now in Force

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is reminding retailers about the new allergen law that comes into force today.

From 1st October, any food that is prepared on site and pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) must be labelled with the name of the food and a full ingredients list. 

Foods that are pre-packed for direct sale are packaged at the same place that they are offered for sale or sold to customers.

Examples of PPDS foods include:

Read More