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Welcome to this week’s THEFed Insights, updating you on all the work being undertaken by the Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) on behalf of its members.


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Members Can Make More Than One Claim For Covid-19 Hardship Fund


£2.2bn In Grants Announced For Covid-Hit Businesses


Protection of Scottish shop workers bill crosses latest hurdle


Duty On Tobacco Increased


Scotland To Impose Level 4 Lockdown In 11 Council Areas


Covid-19 Restrictions In Northern Ireland Extended For One More Week


Self Assessment customers warned about scammers posing as HMRC


PayPoint Issues Apology Following Service Disruptions


Border Force in Northern Ireland seize more than 2 tonnes of black market tobacco


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