‘Worst year for High Street job losses in 25 years’

Every week in 2020, an estimated 3,400 retail jobs were lost. Retailers have spent huge sums of money making their premises covid secure; stores have been re-designed with one way systems and plastic screens, returned items are quarantined for up to 72 hours and there are enhanced cleaning regimes.

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BP closes some sites due to lorry driver shortage

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