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Retail Markets Survey 2021/22

Since 2011, NABMA have carried out surveys of the country’s retail markets to record year-on-year changes – the Retail Markets Survey (RMS). This year, the RMS has been reviewed and […]More

NABMA welcomes new sponsor Vitabri

NABMA is delighted to announce and welcome our new sponsor, Vitabri, for 2022/23. Vitabri is renowned for its high quality products, designed and produced in France.

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Can Basecamp Help You?

NABMA is delighted that our Basecamp app has now signed up 300 members. This service is dedicated solely to NABMA members. Are you part of the discussion yet?

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Tourism top spot for eat:Festivals!

eat:Festivals are celebrating after being awarded the top spot at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards on Thursday (18 March 2021).

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The NABMA Lockdown 3 Survey

NABMA has produced a further survey as the markets industry looks towards the path out of lockdown 3 and the reopening of markets next month.

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Repair Services – Updated Information

Following NABMA’s announcement about the concession we have secured for mobile phone repair shops to open further enquiries have been received about other repair services such as shoes and key cutting.

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Nominate your Market Heroes 2020

Today NABMA launches a new awards programme to recognise our market heroes. We are grateful to Blachere Illumination who have kindly agreed to sponsor the awards.

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NABMA Virtual Conference Have you booked yet?

We are delighted at the number of early bookings for our virtual conference on the morning of Tuesday 22 September. Our grateful thanks go to our conference sponsor Groupe Geraud.

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COVID-19 Lockdown #2

With many markets affected by lockdown restrictions across the UK, we would appreciate a couple of minutes of your time to help us with our ongoing discussions with government.

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Our Market Moment in the Sunshine?

Over the last 48 hours we have held NABMA Zoom meetings to capture feedback and the top tips from the outdoor markets operators that have met the 1 June start back.

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Market Rents & Charges

The NABMA survey has revealed that over ninety percent of market operators have been helping traders by not charging rent and/or charges or deferring such payments for a given period.

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Are there any singing stars in your market?

Nabma’s Professional Development Consultant Stephen Pickering is inviting people from the market industry to take part in a new fun initiative to help lift spirits during this difficult time.

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Top-up to Local Business Grant Funds Scheme

NABMA is delighted that a priority set within its five point Support Plan for Markets, as communicated to government, has been recognised with the announcement that a discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme.

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NABMA Welcomes Marketti

NABMA is delighted to announce, and welcomes, the return of Marketti as one of the key NABMA sponsors for 2020/2021.

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The Message from Markets – “We Support our Traders”

As the NABMA “Support for Markets” Survey heads towards its closing date, feedback already received from some 200 markets across the UK, shows the headline message is clear – “Market operators are fully supporting their local traders”.

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Government’s Salary Subsidy Scheme

NABMA is grateful to its Business Advisor for the below information. The government's Salary Subsidy Scheme opens to claimants today and below is an outline some of the key points.

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Rental Loss Cover – Coronavirus

On the basis of some questions raised within Basecamp, and with NABMA, we have taken some guidance from a NABMA insurance sponsor on rental loss cover.

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Lord Ted Graham

THE NMTF has been greatly saddened to learn of the death at the age of 94 of Lord Graham of Edmonton, one of its staunchest supporters — and, indeed a strong advocate of the entire UK retail markets industry.

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