ACS Launches People Hub for Members

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has developed a brand-new package of employment resources for retailers, supporting effective recruitment, retention and progression across the convenience sector.

The ACS People Hub has been launched to support members within a competitive labour market and follows the launch of the ACS Wellbeing Guide in September.

The People Hub, accessible via the ACS Member Portal, includes content on:

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ACS Announces Shortlist for Upcoming Technology Showcase!

ACS has announced the shortlist for the 2022 Technology Showcase, taking place as a virtual event on 10th May.

The Technology Showcase provides a unique opportunity for retailers to find out about new technology solutions that have either been recently launched or will be launched in the future by suppliers.

The following companies were selected by ACS’ Independent Board and have been shortlisted to demonstrate their product or service at the event:

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Book Now: Two Weeks Until Summit22!

Book your place at our biggest event of the year, Summit22 - taking place in just two weeks at the Vox in Birmingham on 26th April.

This year’s conference will explore how convenience stores are separating themselves from the competition right now, as well as looking ahead to the future at what the sector could look like in 2030.

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ACS: Take Part in the 2022 National Living Wage Survey!

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is calling on retailers to take part in its annual National Living Wage Survey.

ACS’ National Living Wage Survey will inform ACS’ submission to the Low Pay Commission’s consultation on future wage rates. The consultation is seeking views on:

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Supplier News: Suresite Connex

Content supplied by Suresite Group: 

Suresite is a technology and data led business with the expertise to transform retail outlets. Since 1994 we have provided specialist retail business products that optimise the growth, safety, and performance of our customers’ businesses.

Introducing our online marketplace; Suresite Connex

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Calorie Labelling Changes Come into Force from Today (April 6)

ACS has highlighted its guidance for retailers on upcoming calorie labelling regulations, coming into force from today (Wednesday April 6th). 

The new rules, which primarily affect the out-of-home sector, require retailers in scope to add calorie and portion information to menus and displays of products like ready to eat pizzas, hot beverages, bakery items and PPDS (pre-packed for direct sale) foods. Retailers are also required to clearly display a notice highlighting the number of calories recommended for an adult in a day.

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Book Now: Three Weeks Until Summit22!

Book your place at our biggest event of the year, Summit22 - taking place at the Vox in Birmingham on 26th April.

This year’s conference will explore how convenience stores are separating themselves from the competition right now, as well as looking ahead to the future at what the sector could look like in 2030.

Confirmed speakers include:

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