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LBSD 2021 digital Retailer Promo Pack now available to download

There is now just over two weeks to prepare for this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, taking place on Saturday 28th August. To make preparations as easy as possible for IBDs during this busy time, the ACT has created a digital Retailer Promotional Pack that is available to download here, …

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IRC seeking views on rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries

The Independent Retail Confederation (IRC) is seeking urgent input from its members impacted by recent rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries. The IRC, a group of industry associations representing over 100,000 indie retail UK businesses, is looking for valuable information it can present to Government. …

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Hubtiger offering exclusive webinar to ACT members

Web and mobile platform Hubtiger is offering an exclusive webinar to ACT members to demonstrate how cycle shops can manage all workshop operations in one app. Hubtiger aims to help bike shops do better business by reducing phone calls to the shop, improving workshop efficiency, increasing revenue and enhancing the …

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ACT, Cyclescheme joining forces to champion IBDs on Local Bike Shop Day

The ACT and Cyclescheme are joining forces to make this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, on Saturday 28th August, a ‘great success across the nation’, focusing on championing IBDs and all that they have done to support the nation over the last year. Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent cycle …

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IBDs offering retail finance set to save time and money with new ACT initiative

ACT members will be able to save time and money when offering retail finance with the new Retail Finance Appointed Representative initiative, meaning they get the benefits of offering regulated finance with no Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) involvement. Over the past year, retail finance has played a key role in …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2021 taking place in August

Local Bike Shop Day 2021 is set to take place on Saturday 28th August, following a survey completed by IBDs and key members of the cycling industry. Local Bike Shop Day is a day for the industry coordinated by the industry. Previous years, 2020 in particular, have seen huge successes …

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Cytech seeking UK-based Australian national cycle technicians for expansion down under

Cytech is searching for UK-based bicycle mechanics, who are Australian nationals, for a career opportunity in Australia. As workshop demand continues to soar, so does the demand for cycle technicians and the Cytech technical training programme continues to grow at a pace worldwide, with many courses now booked well into …

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Government cash incentives rise for employers taking on new apprentices

The Government has introduced new funding grants during the pandemic for employers taking on new apprentices, in addition to pre-existing incentives in place – meaning that they could now receive up to £4,000 per apprentice. The additional apprenticeship financial incentives were first announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak back in July 2020 …

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