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....As well as the later Easter, the industry's output in April was also affected by strikes at three BMW plants in the UK in a row over pensions. Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, said: "Car production fell significantly in April due to the later Easter bank holiday weekend which reduced the number of active production days that month and also due to unplanned production adjustments. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The trade body attributed what was the sharpest fall since August 2014 to the late timing of Easter this year. “Car production fell significantly in April due to the later Easter bank holiday weekend, which reduced the number of active production days that month, and also due to unplanned production adjustments,” said Mike Hawes, chief executive of the SMMT. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK car production fall blamed on late Easter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 07:27:24 AM
....As well as the later Easter, the industry's output in April was also affected by strikes at three BMW plants in the UK in a row over pensions. Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, said: "Car production fell significantly in April due to the later Easter bank holiday weekend which reduced the number of active production days that month and also due to unplanned production adjustments. ...
UK car production falls at fastest rate in more than two​-​and​-​a​-​half years image
....The trade body attributed what was the sharpest fall since August 2014 to the late timing of Easter this year. “Car production fell significantly in April due to the later Easter bank holiday weekend, which reduced the number of active production days that month, and also due to unplanned production adjustments,” said Mike Hawes, chief executive of the SMMT. ...
Secrets to successful DIY: One in three Brits lack basic skills image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
. The number of mishaps is rising as younger people’s DIY skills decline, so plan carefully if taking out your tool box over the spring bank holiday weekend. ...
What does the UK election on June 8 mean for your finances if you live overseas? image
....296 - its highest level since the start of October 2016. Although the rates have weakened a bit after the bank holiday, a transfer of £5,000 is now worth US$6,460 compared to US$6,265 before the election announcement - getting you an additional US$195. ...
Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 09:01:09 PM
....The Communication Workers Union described the plans as “some of the most important announcements from any political party on the world of work for a generation”. Labour has already said it will introduce four new bank holidays. ...
Under-fire Barclays chief is probably guilty of behaving like a chump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:01:12 PM
....To be sure, the timing of Easter played a part. Consumers tend to increase their spending over the long bank holiday weekend, and retailers will be expecting the sort of bounce over the coming days that they got in March last year. ...
Experience-hungry shoppers trend towards food and drink spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:01:29 AM
....UK high streets are expected to be busy this Easter weekend, with forecasters predicting an increase in the number of people going out to spend money on food and drink. Mild spring weather and the fact that the bank holiday weekend falls not long after March’s payday, are expected to lead to an 8. ...
‘Don’t be apologetic, you’ve nothing to apologise for’ – our work expert responds image
.... We then have to take care of security and deal with any mishaps that occur on our shift, and secure and lock up the stores at 9pm, or sometimes much later. When the living wage went up we had a pay rise, but we also lost any double pay for bank holidays. ...
How can I carry on as a store team leader now it is beyond stressful? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 07:00:26 AM
.... We then have to take care of security and deal with any mishaps that occur on our shift, and secure and lock up the stores at 9pm, but this can sometimes be much later. When the living wage went up, we had a pay rise but we also lost any double pay for bank holidays. ...
Asda offers staff a pay rise for 'flexible' contract image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 03:18:08 PM
.... . However, it means that employees must work on bank holidays if the store needs them to, or, if they want to take the time off, it must come out of their 28 days of annual leave. ...
Paying for care at home: how to negotiate the minefield image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 07:00:28 AM
....Using an agency These cost more – our survey found that prices start at around £18 an hour but rise to £22. 50 at weekends, and as much as £45 an hour on bank holidays. ...
Festive food shoppers brace for battle on ‘frenzied Friday’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 12:04:36 AM
.... The average British family spends £800 on its Christmas shopping (including food, drink and gifts) – almost double the European average. The day on which Christmas Day – this year on a Sunday – and subsequent bank holidays fall affects shopping patterns. ...
National Living Wage 'has not hit employment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:48:49 AM
....Those fears proved to be groundless, with the number of people in employment rising from 27 million then to nearly 32 million now. The Low Pay Commission warned that "in some cases" employers may have reduced other staff payments or perks to fund the higher basic wage, but said it had found "no significant change" in levels of overtime and the higher hourly rates paid for working on Sundays or bank holidays. ...
Petition says close shops on Boxing Day to spare workers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:13:50 PM
....In centuries gone by, once Christmas Day festivities were over, the wealthy would parcel up gifts for their servants and tradesmen. The first working day after 25 December became a bank holiday, with businesses and shops closed to mark the custom, in the UK and Commonwealth countries. ...
Tesco faces legal action from staff in pay dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of October 2016 04:11:48 PM
....Tesco is facing legal action from staff who say they lost out on pay for working anti-social hours. The complaint is from 17 workers who are "extremely unhappy" at seeing their pay rates change for weekends, bank holidays and night shifts. ...
Bank holiday shopper footfall 'down 4%' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of August 2016 08:14:15 AM
....The number of people out shopping in the UK on Saturday and Sunday fell by 4. 1% compared with last year's August bank holiday, retail researchers say. ...
UK staycations grow in strength as pound weakens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 11:01:03 PM
. The government is to launch a tourism action plan including cutting red tape for B&Bs and ready-made train tours as an increasing number of Brits take bank holiday breaks in the UK. ...
Currys claim that dishwasher could not be collected doesn’t hold water image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 06:00:24 AM
.... It failed within five minutes and the screen showed a “circulation pump failure”. The store assured me it would be collected and I would be refunded, but as it was a bank holiday and Miele couldn’t be contacted, I would need to call back the next day. ...
Eurostar strikes by RMT and TSSA suspended for talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of August 2016 03:32:20 PM
....Although the RMT says it will now hold "further, detailed negotiations" with Eurostar, it maintains that the current dispute remains "live at this time". Members of RMT had been due to go on strike over this weekend, and during the bank holiday weekend. ...

Bank Holiday train chaos: Virgin staff announce strike over August weekend at same time as Eurostar workers' action
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....Virgin Trains reassured customers that it will run a full timetable during the industrial action, and accused the union of walking out of talks. "The strikes take into account the August bank holiday weekend, with the union seeking to inconvenience as many families taking well-earned breaks as possible," it said in a statement. ...
Eurostar staff start first of four strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 11:12:12 PM
.... . Members of RMT will go on strike from 12 to 15 August, and 27 to 29 August during the bank holiday weekend. ...

Rail worker dispute escalates as Eurostar train staff to strike for seven days in August, the RMT union says
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....01am on Friday August 12 until 11. 59pm on Monday August 15, and for three days over the bank holiday weekend from August 27. ...
Eurostar staff announce August strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 06:39:27 AM
....Eurostar said all passengers with reservations would be able to travel. Eurostar runs services between London and mainland Europe and the walkout coincides with the Assumption Day bank holiday in France and Belgium on 15 August and the 29 August bank holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. ...

UK weather: Arctic blast to give way to two-week heatwave in time for bank holiday 
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....”. But it will not last long, and good weather will return by Friday bringing two weeks of settled warmth to the British summer which should last until the August bank holiday. ...
Workplace rules image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 03:55:20 PM
....A study by the recruiter Glassdoor published in February this year compared a range of employee benefits across 15 European countries and the USA, and its report, on the whole, seemed to agree with Mr Smith. The EU sets a minimum holiday entitlement of four weeks a year, not including bank holidays. ...

British shopping centres on high security alert in wake of lone-wolf Munich attack
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....In 2007, five al-Qaeda-linked plotters were jailed for life over a conspiracy to use a huge fertiliser bomb to blow up targets including the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent. Abid Naseer was jailed last year for an al-Qaeda plot to attack targets in Manchester city centre such as the Arndale Shopping Centre on a busy Easter bank holiday weekend. ...
Revealed: delivery giant Hermes pays some couriers less than living wage image
....”. Another worker said she lost half her round when she was unable to get cover to take off a Christmas bank holiday day, despite giving Hermes two months’ notice. ...
National Living Wage has not led to job losses, survey says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:08:52 PM
.... . Despite reports of some employers cutting back on staff terms and conditions, the survey found that only 8% had cut paid breaks, overtime or bank holiday pay. ...
Lowest-paid workers to receive smaller pay rises, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:01:35 PM
....But the survey also found 14% of firms had used fewer workers, offered fewer hours to staff or slowed recruitment. In addition, 8% had reduced other aspects of their staff reward package, such as paid breaks, overtime or bank holiday pay. ...
B&Q to face pressure from campaign groups over pay practices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of June 2016 04:54:22 PM
.... The new minimum came into force in April but a number of retailers and other businesses have offset the rise in basic pay by cutting other benefits such as special rates for unsocial hours or overtime. B&Q announced in February it would be cutting Sunday pay and reducing bank holiday pay and bonuses for some staff. ...
Ridesharing offers a cut-price ticket to Europe, but not many Britons use it image
.... But the smell can be terrible, so I’ve decided to limit it to dogs and cats,” he said. Finding a reasonably priced last-minute weekend away for the spring bank holiday was always going to be an uphill struggle, writes Shane Hickey. ...
Sainsbury’s sales fall 0.8% in three months amid food price deflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of June 2016 08:06:19 AM
....” He said deflation – a period of falling prices – would continue into the autumn, but it has been easing. He said the grocer had been affected by the different timing of Easter and the May bank holiday compared with last year, and the “relatively inclement April versus a relatively nice April last year”. ...
A last hurrah for banknotes as UK switches to mobile and card payment image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of June 2016 03:00:13 PM
....Charities whose rattling boxes are falling silent as cashless pedestrians pass by are among those most urgently trying to find new ways to obtain donations. Will cash machines on British high streets become as redundant as red phone boxes, a relic of yesterday’s technology? Peter McNamara, chief executive of NoteMachine, which runs 9,000 ATMs across Britain and Germany, might be expected to refute that, but he makes a good point: On the 2 May bank holiday in the UK, more cash was withdrawn from ATMs in Britain than at any other time in history – £1. ...
The Guardian view on the high street: help urgently needed | Editorial image
....British Home Stores, for nearly a hundred years a stalwart of almost every high street in the land, is to close. Despite upbeat reports of bank holiday trading and rumours of potential purchasers, the attempt to find a buyer has failed. ...
The Crusader: Couple ready to hit the road again after legal mix-up over car ownership image
....“If the police picked us up it would be so difficult to explain everything,” said Isabella last week when she asked Crusader for help. Faced with another bank holiday weekend when they couldn’t use their car we asked the DVLA if it could allow the Armstrongs to drive it even if its investigations had not been completed. ...
Let’s move to Westerham, West Malling and the West Kent Downs: aim high image
.... Mind you, a four-bed period terrace in Wateringbury for £275,000? With Hicks. Kelly Innes “Every May bank holiday there’s a tradition of beating the bounds – walking the perimeter of Westerham parish. ...
Aldi hails the ales with range of UK craft beers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 11:54:31 AM
. Aldi is to introduce 18 British craft beers at its stores as it capitalises on the bank holiday weekend. ...
Petrol PANIC as prices SURGE ahead of the bank holiday weekend getaway image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 02:27:00 PM
. Petrol and diesel costs have this week leapt to an eight-month high, dealing a blow to families heading for a half term or bank holiday break in Britain over the coming days, according to the AA. ...
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Football and music fans warned over rise in fake ticket sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of May 2016 11:01:17 PM
....Fans of One Direction, Take That and Lady Gaga are among the victims who have paid thousands of pounds for tickets for sold-out shows only to discover the tickets were forgeries or did not exist. With the approaching bank holiday marking the start of the high season for festivals and other outdoor entertainment, the Local Government Association is warning people to beware seductive notices of last-minute availability for sold-out events. ...
Tesco Bank boss Benny Higgins spent more than £18,000 on taxis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of May 2016 12:11:22 PM
....Store staff received a 3. 1% increase in basic pay this year, ahead of the introduction of the new minimum wage for over-25s but the deal was offset by cuts in extra pay for Sunday and bank holiday shifts from July. ...
Women could bear brunt of high street job losses, survey warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 11:30:00 AM
....20 an hour for workers aged 25 or above took effect last month. Many retailers, including B&Q and Waitrose, have been cutting staff benefits and pay for Sundays and bank holidays to offset the higher costs but others, such as Greggs, have said they can absorb the change without changing terms for staff. ...
HSBC customers complain of not being paid ahead of bank holiday weekend image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 08:25:00 AM
....10am. It is the second time the bank has had problems with its payments systems ahead of a bank holiday weekend. ...
Waitrose’s ‘Chubby Grocer’ gets £1.9m golden goodbye image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of April 2016 12:03:29 PM
....The retailer announced in March that it is planning to shut staff canteens and introduce longer shifts for hundreds of delivery drivers as part of efforts to cut costs and modernise its business. Proposed new contracts will also include a contractual requirement to work on Sundays and bank holidays if necessary. ...
Employers claw back living wage in cuts to perks, hours and pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of April 2016 03:00:21 PM
....”. She began campaigning after a constituent who works for B&Q reported that a rise in basic pay was being accompanied by cuts to Sunday and bank holiday pay as well as bonuses. ...
B&Q offers to negotiate compensation for changes to staff benefits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of April 2016 07:33:16 PM
....B&Q is offering workers two years’ compensation and further negotiations over their pay packages after nearly 136,000 people signed a petition against the retailer’s planned cuts to employee benefits. The DIY chain announced in February that it would be cutting Sunday pay and reducing bank holiday pay and bonuses for some staff. ...
B&Q pulls job ad asking workers for three days' unpaid 'induction' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of April 2016 04:17:27 PM
.... A spokeswoman for Seetec said the company’s role is to draw clients’ attention to job vacancies, though she acknowledged it had a responsibility to check that terms and conditions were fair. B&Q is already the subject of an online petition against its plan to cut Sunday pay and reduce bank holiday rates for some shop workers in return for lifting minimum basic wages above the government’s “national living wage”. ...
Card Factory reports profit surge but warns on 'national living wage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 10:45:47 AM
....Retailers will have to find £3bn a year by 2020 to pay the increased wage, the British Retail Consortium lobby said last week. Some analysts have predicted higher prices or big job cuts and B&Q, the DIY chain, has faced protests over plans to cut Sunday pay and reduce bank holiday rates for some workers in return for higher minimum wages. ...
Why we must save the EU | Yanis Varoufakis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 05:00:27 AM
.... And behind the scenes they were exerting pressure on the Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, to repress these proposals, insinuating that there would be no agreement unless we stuck to the troika’s failed programme. What was really going on, of course, was that the troika could simply ignore our proposals, tell the world that I had nothing credible to offer them, let the negotiations fail, impose an indefinite bank holiday, and then force the prime minister to acquiesce on everything – including a massive new loan that is at least double the size Greece would have required under our proposals. ...
Readers' stories – the people who will lose out from the new living wage | Sarah Marsh image
....Related: The Guardian view on the national living wage: not the end but the beginning | Editorial. Other homes are reducing enhancements, such as weekend and bank holiday rates, because they can’t afford to pay them on top of higher wages. ...
Middle class cash-in-hand employers 'unlikely to pay minimum wage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of April 2016 05:00:04 AM
....Several major employers have already moved to reduce the impact of the wage increase by cutting other parts of workers’ pay packages. The makers of Ginsters pasties, Samworth Brothers, which employs 8,500 staff, is planning to cut Sunday and bank holiday pay and remove paid tea breaks altogether. ...
Retailers will have to find £3bn more a year for 'national living wage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 01:55:50 PM
....Most major retailers have also opted to spread wage rises right across their workforce, including under-25s who are not covered by the new national living wage rate. But the increases in basic pay have often been accompanied by a squeeze on benefits such as extra pay for Sundays and bank holidays, an end to paid breaks or a squeeze on overtime. ...
Modern rail travel is a slow-grinding nightmare of too many people and too little space | Stuart Heritage image
.... I prised open his slippery mandible, and peered into his gaping maw as the acrid talons of his breath tore away at my flesh and hair until I was left quivering against the wind, having glimpsed cruelty in its rawest form. Which is to say that I got a Great Western train from Paddington to Cornwall on a bank holiday once. ...
Trading firms never tire of hunt for punters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of March 2016 09:00:12 AM
....Their national treasure status is so assured that it is almost impossible to find anybody even remotely tempted to take a pop at them. So we all share the pain this weekend on the news that would-be landlords are rushing to complete property purchases before stamp-duty changes come into effect this week, with solicitors working over the bank holiday to make sure deals are completed in time. ...
Solicitors work Easter weekend to help buyers beat stamp duty deadline image
. Landlords are rushing to complete property purchases before stamp duty changes come into effect in April, with solicitors working over the bank holiday weekend to make sure deals are completed in time. ...
UK travellers face delays as Easter getaway begins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of March 2016 10:10:59 AM
. Heightened security following the Brussels attacks, a points failure and speed restrictions have brought long queues and delays for those travelling by road and rail from Britain to France on the first day of the Easter bank holiday. ...
Employers 'will cut overtime and weekend pay' to meet living wage image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 12:01:07 AM
....“Some companies are taking advantage of the age rules by hiring under-25s who are not eligible for the new pay rate, while others are changing their overall compensation packages to lessen the impact of the changes on their profits. “We expect many to reduce pay for overtime and bank holidays or to flatten their structures and reduce the number of better paid supervisory roles. ...
Budget goes into fantasy land as it ramps up car rental charges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 07:00:24 AM
.... However, I have now been charged an additional €250 (£195) plus £5 bank charges. When I complained, Budget told me this was due to the booking being on a German bank holiday. ...
How to solve the problem of weekend working? Make the weekend longer | Deborah Orr image
.... That’s loads less pressure on rush-hour transport. That’s loads more long weekends away without bank holiday traffic. ...
Business news: Sainsbury's, Ocado, TalkTalk, Tesco image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 08:25:00 AM
.... . A “simpler and fairer approach to premium payments” will see all staff get time and a half for Sunday and bank holiday shifts, compared with double pay at present. ...
Tesco store staff to get 3.1% extra pay – but cuts to bonuses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 02:23:27 PM
....Related: Tesco to shorten opening hours at almost a quarter of 24-hour stores. All workers will receive time-and-a-half for Sunday and bank holiday shifts from July, meaning that thousands of staff who currently earn double pay for working on those days will lose out. ...
HSBC online banking failure: What you need to know image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 01:46:23 PM
.... No - this has happened a few times before. The bank's payment services went down last August on the Friday before the bank holiday, leaving many customers unable to complete house sales and withdraw cash to fund their weekends away. ...
Mega payment 'caused HSBC fault' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 12:57:09 PM
. A fault at banking giant HSBC that left thousands of people without their wages before a bank holiday was caused by a mega-payment being rejected. ...
One year on, Syriza has sold its soul for power | Costas Lapavitsas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 25th of January 2016 07:00:05 AM
....Conditions in the country became increasingly desperate as the government soaked up liquidity reserves, the banks went dry, and the economy barely ticked over. By June Greece was forced to impose capital controls and to declare a bank holiday. ...
FTSE closes at three-year low amid global sell-off sparked by oil plunging below $28 a barrel  image
....4pc . Joshua Mahony, of IG, said: "Today’s lack of economic data, coupled with a US bank holiday has created somewhat of a mixed day for traders, where volatility has lacked direction despite tumbling oil prices. ...
HSBC apologises for leaving customers unable to access online accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 05:05:32 PM
.... Another described the situation as “shocking disgraceful customer service”. HSBC was hit by a major IT glitch in August, when 275,000 bank payments failed to go through just before the bank holiday weekend. ...
The Argos story: from Green Shield Stamps via Tesco and now Sainsbury's? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 04:43:34 PM
.... He scrapped the Green Shield Stamps scheme and used the money saved to lower prices across the chain. Tesco kept its shops closed for an extra day over the bank holiday weekend so it could update its prices. ...
HSBC customers vent fury over online banking disruption image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 10:57:59 AM
....HSBC said customers who need to make urgent payments can still call Personal Telephone Banking between 8am and 10pm on 03457 404 404. HSBC was hit by a major IT glitch in August 2015, when 275,000 bank payments failed to go through just before the bank holiday weekend. ...
HSBC's online banking platform goes down image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 10:53:56 AM
....What is wrong with #HSBC ? I haven't been able to manage my business account for 2 days now. This is the latest internet glitch to hit HSBC, which had to process 275,000 payments including wages later than expected when its system failed over the August bank holiday. ...
High street retailers feel the pinch as shoppers stay at home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of January 2016 06:32:33 PM
.... They are desperate to clear cold-weather clothing that has remained on the shelves during record mild weather. While Boxing Day had offered some hope of a pick-up in trade, the following week – which included a bank holiday – was poor. ...
Millions of shoppers hit Britain's high streets as retailers slash prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of December 2015 10:30:20 AM
.... Fenwick department store on Bond Street will open for its first Boxing Day in its 124-year history. Steve Richardson, UK regional director at analysts FootFall, said: “With Boxing Day falling on a Saturday, this means for most an extended Christmas break with the extra bank holiday on Monday. ...
January sales: Selfridges celebrates most profitable hour in 100 year history - plus the best deals across Britain image
.... . Other forecasts suggest that the timing of Boxing Day on Saturday could result in a modest 3 per cent rise in sales compared with last year, rising to 7 per cent by Monday, as the bank holiday weekend continues. ...
Millions brave the Boxing Day sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 26th of December 2015 02:30:21 AM
....He added that he expected £100m to go through the tills over the next three days. Steve Richardson, UK regional director at analysts FootFall, said: "With Boxing Day falling on a Saturday, this means for most an extended Christmas break with the extra bank holiday on Monday. ...

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