COVID-19 Advice

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.

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Warburtons Delivery Update

The NFRN is aware of the recent disruption of Warburtons’ deliveries and is working alongside Warburtons to ensure that a solution is created, for any members that have been affected, as soon as possible.

Shop Local, Shop Little Posters

Our Shop Local, Shop Little campaign has new posters for members to place within their stores to help encourage people to shop locally and sensibly during the coronavirus outbreak.

Grants To Start Reaching Welsh Businesses

By the middle of next week Welsh businesses should begin receiving emergency Coronavirus grants, the Economy, Transport and North Wales Minister Ken Skates confirmed today.

Retailers Warned Over Excessive Pricing

Retailers received a stark warning yesterday (Thursday March 26) that the Competition and Markets Authority “will not tolerate” attempts to exploit the current crisis.

The National Lottery – COVID-19 Update

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, the National Lottery have updated retailers about the £20M ‘Must Be Won’ Lotto event and changes to their Scratchcards.

Hancocks Company Statement

Hancocks have made the decision to temporarily suspend operations at their 19 Hancock Cash & Carrys, taking affect from 1.00pm on the 29th March.

Updated Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Across The UK

The NFRN has been tracking the various announcements regarding business rates relief and related grants that have been made by the UK and devolved governments and has collated these by country and business rateable value into the above table.

Booker Business Update

Due to the current situation, Booker have made some changes to ensure the health and safety of colleagues and customers.