PRA endorse public education campaign ahead of E10 Petrol introduction
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) endorse the start of the public education campaign ahead of the introduction of E10 Petrol.
Car Wash Association launches new website
After many months of hard work and dedication, the Car Wash Association (CWA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website.
PRA welcome electric vehicle recommendations in Public Accounts Committee report
Gordon Balmer, Executive Director of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA), said: “The PRA welcome the recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee. We support the process of decarbonisation, but there needs to be a comprehensive plan to enable an effective transition to electric vehicles”.
Gordon Balmer appointed as Executive Director at the Petrol Retailers and Car Wash Associations
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) and Car Wash Association (CWA) have announced that Gordon Balmer has been appointed as their Executive Director and Retail Motor Industry (RMI) Board member. He joined the PRA in 2014 and has served as its Commercial Manager.
PRA questions Government’s ‘access to cash’ plan
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) is calling on the Government to revise its plans on access to cash. Petrol retailers have a vested interest in cash and guaranteeing that it is widely accessible, we welcome provisions in the Financial Services Bill that would reduce restrictions on offering ‘cashback’. However, the legislation appears ill-thought out. It is unclear how businesses would financially benefit from offering a transactionless cashback service. There are also concerns regarding the risk of holding a large amount of cash on site.
PRA proud to partner with CrimeStoppers for ‘Shopkind’ initiative
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) are proud to support CrimeStoppers ‘ShopKind’ initiative. The PRA, in partnership with some of the UK’s largest retailers, the Home Office and independent charity CrimeStoppers, have launched the ShopKind campaign to remind the public to treat store workers with dignity.
Ian Paisley MP endorses PRA/CWA call for automatic car washes to reopen immediately
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) and Car Wash Association (CWA) have called for automated car washes, which include roll-overs and self-serve jet washes, to be allowed to re-open immediately in Northern Ireland.
PRA largely welcome Spring Budget
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) was largely satisfied with the Chancellors Spring Budget announcement on the extension of business rates relief.
PRA Chairman comments on freeze in fuel duty
Brian Madderson, Chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA): “As the PRA has campaigned heavily against any rises in fuel duty, we naturally welcome the Chancellors decision today. Fuel duty is a regressive tax on business and livelihoods so any attempt to increase it would have been entirely counter-productive as the economy gets back on track.
PRA propose amendments to Government plans to restrict the promotion of food products
The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has written to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) with concerns regarding proposed legislation on restrictions on the promotion of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) products.