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22 Nov 2021

All retailers are encouraged to download the print and social media ShopKind campaign materials and use them in stores.

22 Nov 2021

The deadline for completing all repairs as part of the Fix Your Bike scheme has now passed but it's not too late to ask for an extension.

18 Nov 2021

An antidote to the fast-purchase culture of Black Friday, Just a Card – Indie Week is your chance to shine, your opportunity to celebrate and share your work, stories and communities,...

18 Nov 2021

Technologyhas important effects on business operations. The ACT has partnered withDell to assist businesses in attaining quality up-to-date IT equipment and access specialist advice to help...

15 Nov 2021

The ScottishGovernment has signed an international pledge as part of the COP26 conference, committing to accelerate the transition to 100% zero emission vehicles.

15 Nov 2021

The Scottish Government has laid legislation to introduce a ban on certain single use plastic items from 1st June 2022.

11 Nov 2021

As trendy Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services continue to grow in popularity across the UK, a charity has warned that using these non-regulated services can be like "slipping into quicksand".

5 Nov 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting on Monday the 8th November at 16:30.

4 Nov 2021

The ACT is a supporting organisation of Road Safety Week 2021 to represent the cycling industry and encourage road safety for all who usethem.

4 Nov 2021

WithCOP26 taking place in Glasgow until November 12, here are some ways that you can evaluate your business to become more environmentally sustainable.
 
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Download the ShopKind Christmas assets now

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

The Red-ShopKind_A4_Poster_Red_AW_OLShopKind campaign is uniting the retail sector to tackle violence and abuse against shopworkers by asking people to ShopKind when in stores. ShopKind is backed by the Home Office.

ShopKind aims to:

  • Encourage positive behaviours in shops
  • Acknowledge the important role of shopworkers
  • Highlight the scale and impact of violence and abuse against shopworkers
40,000 shopworkers were victims of violence in the last year according to a 2021 Crime Report from the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

ACS, as well as the ACT and ActSmart, are members of the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), a well-established organisation representing c.100,000 independent retailers throughout the UK.

If you have questions about the ShopKind campaign or would like to be added to the ShopKind Campaign mailing list, please contact Edward Woodall, ACS Government Relations Director, via Edward.woodall@acs.org.uk.

ShopKind is for the whole retail sector. All retailers are encouraged to download the print and social media campaign materials and use them in stores. All ShopKind campaign materials, including our updated Christmas materials, can be found on the NBCC website here.

 

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