Tag: summer

Conflict in Coalition over Sunday Trading Laws

Posted on 15 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Shoppers have enjoyed longer opening hours for retail commercial properties during the course of the Olympics, with the usual six hour trading period on Sundays extended for eight weeks.... Read More

Breaking News: TUI Travel Plc Posts Third Quarter Results

Posted on 9 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

This year has not proven to be the most profitable for travel agencies in the UK... Read More

Thomas Cook Note Slight Boost in Summer Sales

Posted on 8 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Those readers with a good memory can cast their minds back to April of this year and remember the unseasonably good weather most of Britain experienced for several weeks.... Read More

Washout Summer Causing Problems for Supermarkets

Posted on 26 July, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

In recent years, the phrase “British Summer Time” has become not a time period in which the clocks change, but, let’s face it, something that is said by despairing citizens looking out of their windows at torrential rain... Read More

Sunday Shopping Curfew Abolished for the Next Eight Weeks

Posted on 24 July, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy

Shoppers in England and Wales enjoyed not only the sunshine last Sunday, but also extended shopping hours as trading laws are relaxed for the Olympic Games.... Read More

Olympic Officials Crack Down on Rogue Traders

Posted on 18 July, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

There has been much concern by the Olympic bosses at Locog recently that official sponsors of the London 2012 Olympic Games may have issues with competing traders poaching business away from them at Olympic commercial properties around the country.... Read More

Wet Summer Means Washout Sales – But Is This Good News for Shoppers?

Posted on 13 July, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Britain’s summer so far has been, at best, bleak. In fact, the MET office has announced that this is expected to be the wettest July on record... Read More

Welsh Businesses in Administration Thanks to Wet Weather

Posted on 10 July, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Wales has been hit by devastation recently as the wet weather has seen many commercial properties having to close their doors for a considerable amount of time to clean up their properties.... Read More

Summer 2012 Presents Winning Opportunities for UK Businesses

Posted on 28 June, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Economy

This summer is set to be a bumpy one for the UK. Having experienced the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, we’re currently in full swing of Euro 2012, with the 2012 London Olympics just around the corner.... Read More

Summer Spell Boosts UK Retail Sales

Posted on 25 June, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Industry News

The recent hot weather has given a boost to UK retail sales, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).... Read More