Weekly Round-Up

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Here’s a round-up of some of the key industry news stories that we’ve brought you this week, in case you missed them…

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Here are this week’s key stories:

MI Retail – an opportunity to get your voice heard by Government

We are partnering with the Independent Retailer Confederation (IRC) to support the agenda they prepared for a meeting with the Small Business Minister, Paul Scully MP and his team next week. Anthony Short (MIA Executive Director) will be attending the session on behalf of the MIA. Please complete this short questionnaire to help shape ongoing conversations with Government.

Digital Marketing & Skills Webinar brought to you by Google

In this webinar from Google, you’ll learn about the digital marketing channels that you can use to best achieve your business objectives. The webinar is part of Google’s Open for Business initiative, which the British Retail Consortium is proud to partner with. The MIA are members of the BRC, and the BRC has kindly extended the invitation to attend this webinar to the MIA membership. Find out more and register at the link above

The MIA launches HR Training for Members

We are excited to announce a series of HR training courses commissioned from The HR Point as part of the MI Academy launch. These first session is taking place next week, and there are still a few places available. We have designed these courses to empower you through knowledge of the basic principles and to help you identify when to seek further advice. Find out more in this article.

Andertons Guitar Raffle Raises £117,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

MIA Member Andertons Music Co has announced its monster guitar raffle has raised over £117,000 of much-needed funds for charity Teenage Cancer Trust. The raffle featured 20 different guitars & pedals, which have featured on Andertons TV over the last few years. The guitars have all been donated by Andertons, including covering all global shipment costs, so that 100% of the proceeds from the raffles can go straight to Teenage Cancer Trust. Full story available at the link above.