This page is dedicated to the changes in COVID-19 throughout the United Kingdom. The NFRN are here to help and will provide regular updates and information for members on this page, including measures and government packages to support businesses.
The NFRN are proud to show our support for Boost Drinks with the work they are doing to help support local shops during the Coronavirus outbreak.
A support finder tool has been introduced to help businesses and self-employed people across the UK to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them during the COVID-19 outbreak.
NFRN Calls For Immediate Meeting With The CMA Amid COVID-19 Pricing And Stock Allocation Competition Infringements
The Federation of Independent Retailers’ (NFRN’s) National President Stuart Reddish has written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) calling for an immediate meeting to discuss “legitimate complaints” regarding pricing and availability during the coronavirus outbreak.
Welsh Government Releases Additional £100M Business Support As Economic Resilience Fund Sees Unprecedented Rate Of Applications
The Welsh Governments Economic Resilience Fund had benefited from a further £100 million from ministers within 72 hours of launch.
The Kent police have released more advice on staying secure during the COVID-19 outbreak.
As of 8am this morning (20th April) the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) went live with full digital support to aid all employers who have furloughed their workers.
If you are having problems sourcing certain goods, or if your deliveries are inconsistent, we want to hear about them so we can raise them with the companies concerned and seek a resolution.
The NFRN has joined forces with Paragon-Print to source protective screens and ensure that members are able to keep safe behind their counters throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech volunteers fight to save a million small businesses in the UK struggling due to COVID-19.
The governments furlough scheme that is keeping millions of people in jobs will be extended for a further month, the Chancellor has confirmed.
With social distancing likely to be around for a while yet, the NFRN has teamed up with Impact Signs to offer members floor stickers to keep members and their customers safe.
The Retail Mutual have released an article on cover for unoccupied business premises during the Coronavirus outbreak.