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21 Sep 2021

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National Insurance to increase through a health and social care levy

14 Sep 2021

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Here's how to support Independents' Day

1 Jul 2021

Independents' Day UK is a campaign that exists to support and promote businesses across the UK all year round, but with an annual focus on July 4th: ‘Independents' Day' itself.
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New #BikeIsBest campaign shows public ‘There is a Better Tool For The Job'

8 Jun 2021

Show your support by paying a visit to your local bike shopthat has registered to support the #BikeIsBest campaign

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England's cyclists to get a "free MOT and service" this summer

8 Jun 2021

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Independents' Day UK campaign to culminate in full weekend celebration of indie retail sector across 3/4 July

2 Jun 2021

The campaign's organisers are asking the public to "pledge a few pounds" to independent retailers across the weekend
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#ShopKind campaign gathers momentum as retail industry comes together to tackle shopworker abuse

27 May 2021

The #ShopKind campaign was launched in April with the purpose of spreading awareness of the violence that takes place in shops on a dailybasis.
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Best Small Shops nominee Pennine Cycles once again commended with award

7 May 2021

Pennine Cycles, shortlisted last year for two awards in the Best Small Shops competition, have now been nominated in the BikeBiz Awards

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Welsh Election Party Manifesto Briefings

26 Apr 2021

A summary of what each party's manifesto will mean for small shops ahead of the Welsh Parliamentary elections on 6th May.
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Here's how to support Independents' Day

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Inindependents+day+branding+FINAL-01dependents' Day UK in partnership with Local Rewards is a campaign that exists to support and promote independent retail businesses across the UK all year round, but with an annual focus on July 4th: ‘Independents' Day' itself. Independents account for something in the order of 65% of the approximately 290,000 retail outlets in the UK and are at the heart of local communities throughout the country.

Retailers

Independent retailers offer choice, diversity of product and service, tradition as well as innovation, and a more personal service to customers. They are also job creators and contributors to local and national economies. And with retail spending under pressure, never have they needed our support more.  

Shoppers

It's no secret that shoppers want diversity in their High Streets and independent retailers that give their towns a distinct character and service. So buying those new clothes, meeting your DIY requirements, shopping for a piece of kitchenware, getting a gift and a card for someone special, treating your pet or just having a coffee and something to eat with an independent outlet makes the world of difference.  

Downloads 

Click on this link to download our print-friendly 2021 campaign store poster and don't forget to place it in your premises, to show shoppers that you are taking part in the campaign. This version can also be used digitally when saved to your desktop or mobile device.

You can access an alternative web-friendly version of the poster, here.

If you would like to use the Independents' Day logo online or in your premises, you can download a high-quality, printer-friendly A2 size version by clicking here.

 

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