Restart Grant – a support package available to retailers

A support package could be available for retailers that have had to close due to lockdown restrictions. The ‘Restart Grant’, which is available from April, was announced as part of the most recent budget to help businesses get back up and running. Almost 700,000 small business owners are set to benefit from the scheme. Non-essential Read More…

Government Guidance for Shops

From 15 June, the government  in England intends to allow all other non-essential stores, ranging from department stores to small independent shops to reopen with retailers being told to make every effort to comply with social distancing and be ‘COVID-19 Secure.’ For England, the government has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe Read More…

Independent Retailer Month 2017

Independent Retailer Month 2017 HETAS is once again pleased to be supporting Independent Retailer Month. Independent Retailer Month is a campaign that runs annually throughout July to highlight the important role smaller, local, independent retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to, and in the retail sector as a whole. Read More…

Are you ready for Energy Labelling?

Are you ready for Energy Labelling?  Energy Labelling The Energy Labelling Directive was introduced to make consumer choice on appliance selection easier, and to allow for more informed choices on solid fuel equipment purchases to be made in relation to the efficiency level of solid fuel systems and system packages on the market today. All Read More…