This guide sets out nine practical steps that all businesses – large and small - should take now to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU. You can visit the Brexit Hub at Government Village during the National Ploughing Championships 2019.
The threat of defamation is hampering some RGDATA members from dealing with crime in their shops. Please take 5 minutes to fill in our short survey.
The Independent Alliance has called for a tax on insurance company profits in its Budget negotiations with its partner in Government Fine Gael. Click here to read the Irish Independent article.
RGDATA members Eugene Scally and Thomas Ennis, two of Ireland’s foremost fresh food retailers, have been shortlisted for three IGD awards. IGD is a research and training charity involved in the food and consumer goods industry.
Red C are conducting a survey on attitudes and behaviours of businesses in relation to waste, with a specific focus on food waste. This is to help develop a national policy to improve the way food waste is recycled and prevented at businesses in Ireland.
Those who complete the survey will be entered into a prize draw where five lucky winners will win €200 One4All vouchers.
The closing date for completing this survey is 29th August, 2019.
Click here for the survey.
RGDATA Director General Tara Buckley has welcomed the announcement by Minister Heather Humphreys that she has instructed the Consumer & Competition Commission to do a major study into the public liability insurance market. “RGDATA has been campaigning for insurance reforms since 2015 and we have consistently highlighted the need for proper monitoring and data collection to address unsustainable increases in shop insurance costs. We welcome this announcement by Minister Humphreys.”
RGDATA has once again written to Minister Michael D'Arcy highlighting the huge profits made by insurance companies, while businesses are struggling with high premiums. Click here to read the letter.
What is impacting your store? We want to know about your experiences. Please take 5 minutes to tell us ... click here for our short survey.
RGDATA member, Padraig Glancy was involved in the community funded initiative aided by a 40% Government grant.The new system which was launched by Minister Charlie Flanagan came into operation in May and has already prevented two robberies and led to the arrest of a serial shoplifter. Click here to read the Irish Times article.
RGDATA Director General Tara Buckley has urged the Government to extend the Online Retail Scheme being co-ordinated by Enterprise Ireland to local independent convenience stores and family owned supermarkets.
Buckley told The Sunday Business Post that the current scheme excluded local food and convenience retailers because they were not planning to sell online to overseas customers. “The local retailers that RGDATA represents need assistance to improve their online presence to prepare for Brexit and to meet the competition by becoming true “bricks and clicks” businesses.
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