Making a difference

Shaping debates and influencing the issues and opportunities that matter to the industry

Our priority campaigns

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    Retail 2020

    Scotland's retail industry is undergoing seismic shift. We are building momentum on the journey to better jobs.
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    BUSINESS RATES

    Ensuring fundamental reform of business rates is recognised and acted on.
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    BREXIT IN SCOTLAND

    Retailers and Scotland as a whole benefit from an open, outward-looking and liberal approach to trade.

Our 3 Cs

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    Competitiveness

    Find out more about how we help the industry to remain competitive.
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    Communities

    We work to support the industy's contribution to local communities, ensuring product integtity and building consumer trust.
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    Careers

    From training and skills to employment law, we work with our members on all aspects of retail career development.

Featured topics

  • RAISING THE BAR ON BETTER REGULATION

    We campaign for better and more effective regulation in the UK. Government efforts to reduce the flow and burden of regulation have included initiatives such as 'one in two out,' regulatory budgets and red tape challenges.
  • NEW GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING

    Women account for over 60 per cent of the retail workforce, so our members fully recognise the value and importance of harnessing female talent within the workplace.
  • APPRENTICESHIP LEVY NOT YET FIT FOR PURPOSE

    The levy is potentially an opportunity for increasing skills and supporting those most vulnerable in the workforce. However, we are concerned that the levy's implementation and how it will operate have yet to be properly thought through.