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An Overview of the British Retail Consortium

William Moyes Director General BRC provides us with an overview of the British Retail Consortium and how it progresses tax issues
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the representative body for the UK retail industry. The importance of the retail sector is considerable with more than 188 000 VAT-registered retail businesses in the UK operating in more than 322 000 retail outlets. Our membership includes retailers large and small in every sector of the industry — large multiples and department stores charity shops and small and medium-sized independent retailers.
Retail is everywhere. The sheer size of the industry ensures its place as a cornerstone of the economy both local and national. We play an important role as an economic driver in helping to create new markets...
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