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17 Feb 2020

Why you should take part in Ride to Work Week 2020

17 Feb 2020

Register for your free trade entry to London Bike Show now

14 Feb 2020

The IRC are delighted to announce a rebranding of the Best Small Shops competition to celebrate the fast-paced level of growth and to further amplify the competition

6 Feb 2020

Email the ACT by 11am on Friday 7th February to attend the APPGCW Cycling & Walking showcase taking place on the 11th February in Parliament.

6 Feb 2020

How big brands are turning the traditional retail model it on its head.

5 Feb 2020

Cytech is also making a return to the show, staffed by the experts who train the world's professionals to offer support and advice about everything technical.

4 Feb 2020

The Director at Stitchlinkshas put out a request to all who enjoy knitting or crocheting to take part in a study to explore the psychological effects of knitting and crocheting.

31 Jan 2020

Tonight the UK will leave the EU at 11pm GMT, ending a 46-year relationship, but what will this mean for independent retailers?

30 Jan 2020

The Indie Retail eCommerce calendar for the month ahead to plan your sales & marketing strategies

29 Jan 2020

On Friday 31st January Indie Retail will be launching a monthly newsletter to be sent out to subscribing independent shops.

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The ACT shortlisted in the BikeBiz Awards 2019!

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Outdoor News

 

The BikeBiz Awards is a key event within the cycling industry that honours the innovation and hard work that goes into the UK cycling industry by brands, retailers and individuals. The award categories within the scheme vary from honouring local independent retailers to brand giants. Most importantly, the BikeBiz awards bestows trust and gives power to consumers, professionals and enthusiasts who are able to vote for their favourite brands, retailers and individuals in each category.

Vote for the ACT

 

Why the ACT have been nominated


The Cycle Advocacy category includes any companies that advocate cycling throughout the UK to benefit the cycle industry members. The ACT is the largest cycle trade organisation in the UK and has been promoting cycling for over a hundred years. Here are just a few of the many ways in which the ACT has positively impacted the cycling industry over the last century:

  • The ACT has developed and owns Cytech, the bicycle industry's internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians.
  • The ACT helps to support retailers with the Ride it away retail finance scheme, which is the UK cycle sector's fastest growing sales tool.
  • The ACT helps retailers to fill their vacancies quickly with the jobs board.
  • The ACT also runs a consumer facing site- The Cycling Experts - which features the most comprehensive UK IBD directory.
  • The ACT regularly posts news stories and has up to date Facebook and Twitter pages to keep the cycling trade notified and aware of all the latest happenings and anything of interest.


To find out the many other ways in which the ACT supports the cycling industry visit the website here, to find out more about the BikeBiz Awards click here, and to vote for the ACT click here. Voting closes at 12:00pm on Friday 16 August 2019.

 

 

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