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Autumn Budget 2021

Autumn Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his third Budget on 27 October 2021. In his speech he set out the plans to "build back better" with ambitions to level up and reduce regional inequality. Main Budget proposals Tax measures include: a new temporary...

Why are retailers facing staff shortages?

Why are retailers facing staff shortages?

Retail staff decrease Retailers have now resumed trading as they seek to get business back on track following the forced closures of the pandemic. However, since their return, they now face a new challenge, staff shortages. Recent data shows that in the second quarter...

Contactless Spend Limit Increased to £100

Contactless Spend Limit Increased to £100

Introduction On 15th October the contactless spending limit increased to £100. Although the limit has been increased, the retail industry has said that it could take months to implement this change before all shoppers can use the new payment threshold. The 15th...