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Victory as NI forecourts get 12-month business rates holiday

Forecourts in Northern Ireland will now enjoy a 12-month ‘business rates holiday’ to bring them in line with those in England and Wales, following extensive lobbying by the PRA.

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Ford Fiesta is the highest selling new car model in the UK
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NFDA calls on PM to include car dealers in first wave of retail openings

The Prime Minister has been urged to include automotive retailers in the first wave of non-essential retail reopening in a letter from the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA).

Moto CEO Ken McMeikan at the opening of the Toddington drive-thru
Moto CEO Ken McMeikan at the opening of the Toddington drive-thru
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Moto reopens Costa drive-thru kiosks and trials store openings

Motorway service area operator Moto has re-opened all of its Costa Coffee drive-thru kiosks and is re-opening two Costa stores at its Wetherby and Cherwell Valley sites.

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Garage overcomes break-in to keep supporting community

Damage caused by burglars who smashed their way into a forecourt shop with a sledgehammer has not deflected the team at a Suffolk service station from supporting their local community during the lockdown.

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InstaVolt starts work on rapid charging hub on M40

Work has begun just off the M40 in Banbury on building one of the UK’s largest rapid charging hubs.

Welcome Break set to open 72 F&B units by June 4

Welcome Break plans to reopen 72 Starbucks (Café and Drive Thru), KFC and/or Burger King units across its 26 motorway service areas by June 4, as the UK starts to return to work.

Roadchef starts re-opening food and coffee offers in time for Bank Holiday

Motorway service area operator, Roadchef, has opened six Costa Drive Thru units - at Strensham, Clacket Lane and Rownhams.

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JTI offers to take back cigarettes as menthol ban comes into force

With the one-year sell-through period for non-compliant Track & Trace and Menthol & Capsule cigarettes coming to an end today, JTI has made a commitment to take back stock held by retailers.

Secretary of state for the Department of Work and Pensions, Therese Coffey
Secretary of state for the Department of Work and Pensions, Therese Coffey
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New online service for employers to claim back statutory sick pay

A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium-size employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees,the Government has announced.

Landmark ruling on ATM business rates welcomed

The long-running dispute over the rating of ATM machines is over following a ruling today (20th May) by the UK Supreme Court on whether ATM facilities, both inside and outside of

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East112.4663.50123.15106.89
East Midlands112.21122.26106.78
London113.5664.90124.71108.57
North East110.8763.90125.50105.36
North West111.4965.90121.74106.55
Northern Ireland108.30111.90101.84
Scotland110.85121.31104.90
South East113.30122.65108.11
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Wales110.67120.17104.73
West Midlands112.13125.92106.81
Yorkshire & Humber111.7057.70123.12106.23

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