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21 Dec 2020

All retailers, who have a taxable turnover of £10,000 or more per year from their business or income from property will now be required to submit their tax returns digitally.

18 Dec 2020

A coalition of small business leaders, tax experts and company directorshave mapped out the measures needed to address a government shortcomingwhich has left thousands with no income support...

17 Dec 2020

Since improvements were made to the ACT's offering back in October membership numbers have increased by 17.5% to the end of November as thenew structure is well received throughout the...

17 Dec 2020 | 1 comment

The ACT would like your opinion, as a bike business, on the level of government support you would like to see for the e-bike market over the next few years

17 Dec 2020

Butterworth Spengler have provided an update on the situation regarding the implications of driving outside the UK if a ‘Brexit' deal is not struck, and how this will affect motor...

17 Dec 2020

Popular Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) providers have once again made the headlines across multiple news sites for the growing amount of distrust being triggered among consumers.

16 Dec 2020

Maybe* have used their insight tool to round up some of the best social media posts of #smallbizsatuk from businesses, customers, councils, BIDs, shopping centres, and lots more in between.

15 Dec 2020

Ricardo Energy & Environment and UK Power Networks are running a survey to understand how best to support SMEs that may be looking to invest in their first electric vehicle, or to switch their...

9 Dec 2020

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced today (9 December 2020) that business owners affected by the pandemic will be protected from eviction until the end of March 2021.

8 Dec 2020

The webinar takes place this Friday will explore how cycling and walking will be key elements in securing the aims of the Environment Bill.

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A big year so far for the ACT

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

ACT key partnersThe Association of Cycle Traders (ACT), established over 105 years ago, is restructuring and partnering with the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC) to become even more influential in meeting the needs of independent retail.

Cycle businesses at every level will benefit from extended business support with new services being added to the portfolio alongside a reduced pricing structure to cater for all businesses.

 

A big year so far for the ACT

  • With over 3650 traders in the ACT cycles community a new record level has been achieved, a 10% increase vs last year
  • Ride it away finance consumer applications up over 64% year to date vs 2019
  • The ACT has been liaising and working with Government throughout the lockdown period with cycle retailers at the forefront of all discussions.
  • The ACT currently delivers business support services worth more than £250m to IBDs and their supply partners.
  • Over 400 individual Covid-19 updates and bespoke resources provided to all cycle businesses.

 

The restructure means that full annual ACT membership is now available for £60p.a. the equivalent of just £5p.m.
 
To learn more about the ACT's restructure and new and improved pricing read the ACT brochure or click on the link below to join the ACT now.
 
 

 

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