The British Retail Consortium welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy

London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) welcomes the publication today (November 01, 2016) of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy (2016-2021). The Government’s decision to allocate £1.9bn investment towards implementing the new approach is an important move, and reflects the now widely-acknowledged reality that a step-change is needed to […]

The British Retail Consortium published the first Interpretation Guideline for its BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 2

LONDON, 2015-7-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has today published the first Interpretation Guideline for its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 2. Originally introduced in 2006, the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution was developed by a multi-stakeholder group including industry representatives, certification bodies […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) published the 5th issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

LONDON, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published the fifth issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials on 1 July 2015, and audits against Issue 5 will begin on 1 January 2016. The Standard now provides a framework for all types of packaging […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) launched new initiative to enable UK retailers to improve their energy efficiency

LONDON, 2015-2-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has today launched a new initiative to enable UK retailers to improve their energy efficiency, in turn driving down business costs and reducing the environmental impact of their operations. With 25-in-5: Unlocking Energy Efficiency through Smart Regulation, the BRC aims to harness the […]

The British Retail Consortium published the seventh issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Food Safety

LONDON, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published the seventh issue of its internationally recognised BRC Global Standard for Food Safety on 7 January 2015, and audits against Issue 7 will begin in July 2015. The BRC Global Standards are internationally recognised as the market leaders setting the benchmark for good manufacturing […]

The British Retail Consortium responds to proposals on business rates from the Labour Party

LONDON, 2014-9-22— /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has today responded to proposals on business rates from the Labour Party. Ed Miliband has announced a 1 per cent cut in business rates in 2015 if Labour is in power after the election. The move would involve reversing the inflation-linked increase scheduled for […]